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Cartorhium xikouensis

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Trigonotretidae

Taxonomy
Cartorhium xikouensis was named by Xu and Grant (1994). Its type specimen is USNM 456145 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Xikou Section, Zhen'an County, which is in a Changhsingian marine horizon in the Longdongchuan Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Cartorhium xikouensis Xu and Grant p. 41 figs. 28,29.1-29.8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderSpiriferidina
superfamilySpiriferoidea()
familyTrigonotretidae
subfamilyNeospiriferinae
genusCartorhium
speciesxikouensis

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available