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Floweria

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Floweria Cooper and Dutro, Jr. pp. 53 - 54
2000Floweria Williams et al. p. 681
2002Floweria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
suborderOrthotetidina
superfamilyChilidiopsoideaBoucot 1959
familyAreostrophiidaeManankov 1979
subfamilyAdectorhynchinaeHenry and Gordon 1985
genusFloweria

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
G. A. Cooper and J. T. Dutro 1982Medium sized costellate shells having ventral valve deeper and more convex than the flat or nearly flat dorsal valve. Interareas unequally developed. Brachiophores contained in cuplike sockets.