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Costirhynchopsis mentzeli

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae

Taxonomy
Terebratula mentzelii was named by von Buch (1843). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Friedrichshütte, Tarnowitz, which is in an Anisian marine carbonate in the Muschelkalk Formation of Poland.

It was recombined as Rhynchonella mentzelii by Bittner (1890); it was recombined as Rhynchonella mentzeli by Siblik (1971); it was recombined as Costirhynchia mentzeli by Dagys (1974); it was recombined as Costirhynchopsis mentzeli by Pálfy (1988) and Palfy (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Terebratula mentzelii von Buch p. 255 figs. Pl 2, fig 1
1890Rhynchonella mentzelii Bittner p. 12 figs. Pl 32, figs 14-16
1971Rhynchonella mentzeli Siblik
1974Costirhynchia mentzeli Dagys p. 106
1988Costirhynchopsis mentzeli Pálfy p. 33 figs. Pl 2, fig 1; text-fig 7
2003Costirhynchopsis mentzeli Palfy p. 140

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyHemithiridoideaRzhonsnitskaya 1956
familyCyclothyrididae()
subfamilyCyclothyridinae(Makridin 1955)
genusCostirhynchopsisDagis 1977
speciesmentzeli()

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