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Schizophoria (Eoschizophoria)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Schizophoriidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Schizophoria (Eoschizophoria) Rong and Yang p. 286
2000Eoschizophoria Williams et al. p. 843
2002Eoschizophoria Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Schizophoria (Eoschizophoria) Stigall Rode p. 148

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderDalmanellidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyEnteletoideaWaagen 1884
familySchizophoriidaeSchuchert and Le Vene 1929
genusSchizophoria
subgenusEoschizophoria

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
A. L. Stigall Rode 2005Small, biconvex to dorsibiconvex valves; long, thin median ridge bisecting and extending through ventral muscle scar; dorsal interior with delicate cardinalia and narrowly divergent brachiophores (Rong & Yang 1980; Harper 2000).