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Meekella abnormalis

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Taxonomy
Meekella abnormalis was named by Huang (1933). Its type specimen is NIGP 4694 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shihtzup'u, Locality 1301 f5, Tsunyi-hsien, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Meekella abnormalis Huang p. 30 figs. Pl 4, fig 7
1989Meekella abnormalis Zhan figs. Pl 27, figs 7,8
2007Meekella abnormalis Shen and Shi p. 18 figs. Pl 4, figs 14-17

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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
genusMeekella
speciesabnormalis

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