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Kampella

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Harknessellidae

Taxonomy
Kampella was named by Baarli (1988) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov Sepkoski's reference number: 881]. Its type is Kampella guttula.

It was assigned to Heterorthidae by Baarli (1988); to Harknessellidae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Orthida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Kampella Baarli pp. 1116 - 1117
2000Kampella Williams et al. p. 800
2002Kampella Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
superfamilyDalmanelloideaSchuchert 1913
familyHarknessellidaeBancroft 1928
genusKampella

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
B. G. Baarli 1988Shell biconvex and subcircular with relatively short hinge line. Ribbing costellate and costellae situated in posterior portion of shell recurving posteriorly to intersect posterior valve margin. Small ventral umbo. Ventral muscle scars widely cordate with diductor lobes extending