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Orthothetina ruchae

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Taxonomy
Orthothetina ruchae was named by Yanagida and Nakornsri (1999). Its type specimen is KMNH IvP 610,023, a valve (ventral valve), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Khlong Wang Ang, Locality A (860809-01), which is in a Wordian/Capitanian carbonate limestone in the Tak Fa Formation of Thailand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Orthothetina ruchae Yanagida and Nakornsri p. 116 figs. Pl 27, figs 9,11
2016Orthothetina ruchae Shen et al. p. 530 figs. 6B, D-G, I-K

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
superfamilyOrthotetoidea
familyMeekellidae
subfamilyMeekellinae
genusOrthothetinaSchellwien 1900
speciesruchae

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