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Meekella chenxianensis

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Taxonomy
Meekella chenxianensis was named by Shen and Shi (2007). Its type specimen is NIGP 141559 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dapaichong Section, Bed 15, which is in a Changhsingian carbonate limestone in the Changhsing Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Meekella chenxianensis Shen and Shi p. 19 figs. Pl 5, figs 15-21; pl 6, figs 1-3; pl 26, figs 9,14

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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
specieschenxianensis

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