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Glyptorthis

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Glyptorthidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Glyptorthis Foerste
1929Hebertella (Glyptorthis) Ladd
1945Orthis (Glyptorthis) Cowper Reed
1964Glyptorthis Rõõmusoks
1964Glyptorthis Wright
1977Glyptorthis Mitchell
1988Glyptorthis Howe p. 209
1990Glyptorthis Potter
2000Glyptorthis Williams et al. p. 733
2002Glyptorthis Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Glyptorthis Zuykov and Butts
2011Glyptorthis Rubel
2014Glyptorthis Wright and Stigall pp. 894 - 895
2017Glyptorthis Liljeroth et al.

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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
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyOrthoideaWoodward 1852
familyGlyptorthidae(Schuchert and Cooper 1931)
genusGlyptorthisFoerste 1914

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
D. F. Wright and A. L. Stigall 2014Genus of Glyptorthidae with shell of variable size (7.68–28.05 mm), subquadrate to subelliptical in outline, with suboval to subquadrate ventral muscle scars. Shell dorsibiconvex to ventribiconvex; ramnicostellate to fascicostellate, sometimes frilled; strong concentric lamellae; rectimarginate to sulcate; delthryium open, triangular; ventral interarea orthocline to catacline; dorsal interarea small, orthocline to apsacline; ventral muscle scars deflect anteriorly, with an additional lateral deflection common; ventral adductor scars sometimes elevated on a raised platform; quadripartite dorsal muscle scars; thickened notothyrial platform; brachiophores divergent.