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Juxathyris bisulcata

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Taxonomy
Araxathyris bisulcata was named by Liao (1980). Its type specimen is NIGP 43786 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Jiaozishan Section Bed 16 (AJ-35,34,33), Anshun County, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in China.

It was corrected as Araxathyris bisulcatus by Liao and Meng (1986); it was recombined as Rectambitus bisulcatus by Xu and Grant (1994); it was recombined as Juxathyris bisulcata by Shen et al. (2004), Shen and Zhang (2008) and Angiolini and Carabelli (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Araxathyris bisulcata Liao p. 268 figs. Pl 9, figs 14-17
1983Araxathyris bisulcata Waterhouse p. 132 figs. Pl 4, figs 6,7
1986Araxathyris bisulcatus Liao and Meng figs. Pl 4, fig 6
1994Rectambitus bisulcatus Xu and Grant p. 50 figs. 38.19-38.30,39
1995Araxathyris bisulcata Zeng et al. figs. Pl 19, figs 10,11
2004Juxathyris bisulcata Shen et al. p. 897 figs. 8.24-8.41,14
2008Juxathyris bisulcata Shen and Zhang fig. 6.1,6.2
2010Juxathyris bisulcata Angiolini and Carabelli p. 78 figs. Pl 3, fig 22; pl 4, figs 28,29

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAthyrididaBoucot et al. 1964
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyAthyridoideaMcCoy 1844
familyAthyrididaeMcCoy 1841
subfamilyTranscaucasathyriinae
genusJuxathyris
speciesbisulcata()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. B. Waterhouse 1983Small suboval shells with narrow sulcus in each valve.