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Azurduya

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Azurduya Cisterna and Isaacson

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyRhynchonelloideaGray 1848
familyCamarotoechiidaeSchuchert and Le Vene 1929
genusAzurduya

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. A. Cisterna and P. E. Isaacson 2003Camarotoechiidae of medium size and sub-triangular outline; width and length about sub-equal in juvenile specimens. Strongly dorsibiconvex. Ventral sinus and dorsal fold initially weak, but better defined anteriorly. Simple, subangular costae, 7-8 on sinus and fold, reaching up 8 on each lateral flanks. Anterior commisure uniplicate. Ventral interior with conspicuous, generally subparallel ventral plates reaching up 0.2 of the valve length. Teeth small, smooth and rounded. Septalium distinctive supported by a conspicuous, long median septum extending about 0,3-0.5 of length valve. Dorsal muscle scars prominent, sub-rhomboidal in outline.