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Nannirhynchia pygmaea

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Norellidae

Taxonomy
Terebratula pygmaea was named by Morris (1847). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Ilminster, Leptaena bed (Moore collection), which is in a Tenuicostatum carbonate limestone in the Junction Bed Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Nannirhynchia pygmoea by Alméras et al. (2007); it was recombined as Nannirhynchia pygmaea by Ager (1967) and Schemm-Gregory and Henriques (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Terebratula pygmaea Morris p. 256 figs. Pl 19, fig 3
1967Nannirhynchia pygmaea Ager p. 138 figs. Pl 12, figs 3-5; text-fig 87
2007Nannirhynchia pygmoea Alméras et al. p. 41
2012Nannirhynchia pygmaea Schemm-Gregory and Henriques p. 79 figs. 3-5

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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
superfamilyNorelloideaAger 1959
familyNorellidaeAger 1959
subfamilyLaevirhynchiinae()
genusNannirhynchia
speciespygmaea(Morris 1847)

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