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Zeilleria elliotti

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

Taxonomy
Zeilleria elliotti was named by Ager (1956). Its type specimen is BMNH BB.4589 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Doghus Cliff, P layer, which is in a Spinatum marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Zeilleria elliotti Ager p. 8 figs. Pl 1, fig 7

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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
suborderTerebratellidinaMuir-Wood 1955
superfamilyZeillerioideaAllan 1940
familyZeilleriidaeAllan 1940
subfamilyZeilleriinaeAllan 1940
genusZeilleriaBayle 1878
specieselliotti

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 height116.3

Composition: low Mg calcitep
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesp
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2018-11-10 17:27:13
Modified: 2018-11-10 17:27:13
Source: f = family, c = class, p = phylum
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Pliensbachian to the top of the Tenuicostatum or 189.60000 to 182.00000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0United Kingdom (England) Zeilleria elliotti (28839 28842)
Spinatum189.6 - 183.0United Kingdom (Dorset) Zeilleria elliotti (159237)
Spinatum189.6 - 183.0United Kingdom (England) Zeilleria elliotti (type locality: 138214 138215 138216 138217)
Tenuicostatum183.0 - 182.0United Kingdom (England) Zeilleria elliotti (138206)