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Lingulata - Acrotretida

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Neotremata Beecher
1904Neotremata Martin p. 402
1949Acrotretida Kuhn
1961Neotremata Hoare p. 22
1974Acrotretida Brunton and Champion p. 815
1977Acrotretida Mitchell
1986Acrotretida Holmer
1989Acrotretida Holmer
1990Acrotretida Holmer and Popov
1992Acrotretida Bengtson p. 1030
1993Acrotretida Puura and Holmer
2000Acrotretida Bruton and Harper
2000Acrotretida Popov
2000Acrotretida Williams et al. p. 97
2002Acrotretida Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Acrotretida Hansen and Holmer
2017Acrotretida Skovsted et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumLinguliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classLingulataGorjansky and Popov 1985
orderAcrotretidaKuhn 1949
orderAcrotretidaKuhn 1949

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphatico
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Comments: ECOSPACE CODE: 361.o
Created: 2004-02-28 14:28:24
Modified: 2009-10-11 14:01:21
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Atdabanian to the top of the Late/Upper Maastrichtian or 520.00000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (795 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cambrian541.0 - 513.0Finland (Åland) Ceratreta tanneri (191155)
Early/Lower Cambrian - Middle Cambrian541.0 - 501.0USA (Nevada) Acrotretidae indet. (204003)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Sweden (Dalarna) Ceratreta tanneri (191162)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Russian Federation (St. Petersburg) Angulotreta postapicalis, Ceratreta tanneri (191187)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (Montana) Acrotreta sp. (258)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Sweden (Östergötland) Ceratreta tanneri (191156 191157 191159 191161)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (South Dakota) Acrotreta sp. (231)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Estonia (Harju) Angulotreta postapicalis, Ceratreta tanneri (191178 196573 196581 196582)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Estonia Angulotreta postapicalis, Ceratreta tanneri (195553)
Cambrian - Tremadocian541.0 - 477.7Estonia (Harju) Ceratreta tanneri (191185)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Telychian438.5 - 433.4Austria Caenotreta celloni, Caenotreta sp. (72282)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (Tennessee) Acrotretidae indet. (26802)
Wenlock - Ludlow433.4 - 423.0Austria Caenotreta sp. (72283)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Czech Republic Caenotreta sp. (14106)
Late/Upper Emsian402.5 - 391.9USA (Alaska) Opsiconidion sp. (3948)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7Czech Republic Biernatidae sp., Opsiconidion decessus, Opsiconidion nanus (62172)
Late/Upper Devonian382.7 - 358.9USA (Iowa) Acrotretida indet. (666)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9USA (Ohio) Acrotretida indet. (653)
Meramecian345.0 - 336.0USA (Georgia) Acrotretida indet. (571 573)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Romania (Hunedoara) Eoconulus sp. (67818)