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Brevilamnulella

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Virgianidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Brevilamnulella Amsden
1997Brevilamnulella Jin and Chatterton
2002Brevilamnulella Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Brevilamnulella Williams et al. p. 968
2010Brevilamnulella Rasmussen 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
orderPentameridaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
suborderPentameridinaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
superfamilyPentameroideaMcCoy 1844
familyVirgianidaeBoucot and Amsden 1963
subfamilyMariannellinaeSapelnikov and Rukavishnikova 1975
genusBrevilamnulellaAmsden 1974

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
T. W. Amsden 1974This genus comprises virgianids with small, smooth shells having a ventral sulcus and a dorsal fold. The dorsal apparatus consists of noncarinate, narrow, flattened processes overlain by inner plates and supported on very short, discrete outer plates (text-fig. 37). The ventral interior has a small spondylium supported on a short septum.