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Dielasma ambiense

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae

Taxonomy
Dielasma ambiense was named by Reed (1944). Its type specimen is GSI 16953, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Baral nala, SW of Amb, K31.461-470, Salt Range, which is in a Wordian marine horizon in the Amb Formation of Pakistan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1944Dielasma ambiense Reed p. 154 figs. Pl 39, fig 10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratulidina
superfamilyDielasmatoideaSchuchert 1913
familyDielasmatidaeSchuchert 1913
subfamilyDielasmatinaeSchuchert 1913
genusDielasma
speciesambiense

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
Measurements
partNmean
shell height115.0

Composition: low Mg calcitep
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yesp
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-28 14:14:12
Modified: 2018-11-10 17:47:38
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Wordian or 268.80000 to 265.10000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wordian268.8 - 265.1Pakistan Dielasma ambiense (type locality: 125825 125855)