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Spiriferella saranae

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Spiriferellidae

Spirifer saranae was named by de Verneuil (1845). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sarana, Ufa River, which is in a Sakmarian carbonate limestone in the Russian Federation.

It was recombined as Spiriferina (Spiriferella) saranae by Tschernyschew (1902); it was recombined as Spiriferella saranae by Tschernyschew and Stepanow (1916), Grabau (1931), Brabb and Grant (1971), Waterhouse and Waddington (1982), Li et al. (1986), Shi and Waterhouse (1996), Kalashnikov (1998) and Tazawa (2008).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Spirifer saranae de Verneuil p. 169 figs. Pl 6, fig 15
1846Spirifer saranae Keyserling p. 232 figs. Pl 8, figs 4-6; pl 10, fig 3
1902Spiriferina (Spiriferella) saranae Tschernyschew p. 121 figs. Pl 12, fig 4; pl 40, fig 7
1916Spiriferella saranae Tschernyschew and Stepanow p. 50 figs. Pl 9, fig 1; pl 11, fig 1
1931Spiriferella saranae Grabau p. 155 figs. Pl 22, fig 4
1970Spiriferella kolymaensis Zavodowsky p. 162 figs. Pl 36, figs 3,4; pl 38, figs 4-6; pl 39, fig 1
1971Spiriferella saranae Brabb and Grant p. 17 figs. Pl 1, figs 13-17
1982Spiriferella saranae Waterhouse and Waddington p. 17 figs. Pl 4, figs 1-11; text-figs 14,16a,c
1986Spiriferella saranae Li et al. figs. Pl 6, fig 8
1996Spiriferella saranae Shi and Waterhouse p. 132 figs. Pl 24, figs 21-32; pl 25, figs 1-5
1998Spiriferella saranae Kalashnikov p. 59 figs. Pl 18, figs 8-10
2008Spiriferella saranae Tazawa p. 40 figs. 6.1-6.4

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phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
familySpiriferellidaeWaterhouse 1968

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.

No diagnoses are available