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Composita

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Composita Brown
1944Athyris (Composita) Reed p. 269
1961Composita Hoare p. 89
1995Composita Savage and Baxter p. 1039
2002Composita Sepkoski
2002Composita Williams et al. p. 1536

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
PanbrachiopodaCarlson and Cohen 2020
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAthyrididaBoucot et al. 1964
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyAthyridoideaMcCoy 1844
familyAthyrididaeMcCoy 1841
subfamilySpirigerellinae
genusCompositaBrown 1849

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.

G. †Composita Brown 1849
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Composita affinis Girty 1908
Composita apheles Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita apsidata Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita argentea Shepard 1838
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Invalid names: Terebratula titicacensis Gabb 1877 [synonym]
Composita bamberi Shi and Waterhouse 1996
Composita biforma Yang 1991
Composita bucculenta Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita costata Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita cracens Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita crassa Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita depressa Sun 1991
Composita discina Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita elongata Dunbar and Condra 1932
Composita emarginata Girty 1908
Composita enormis Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita girtyi Raymond 1911
Composita globosa Weller 1914
Composita grandis Cooper 1953
Composita hapsida Stehli and Grant 1970
Composita idahoensis Butts 2007
Composita imbricata Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita insulcata Zeng et al. 1995
Composita jogensis Yanagida and Nishikawa 1984
Composita laevis Weller 1914
Composita lewisensis Weller 1914
Composita magnicarina Campbell 1961
Composita mexicana Hall 1857
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Invalid names: Composita arizonica McKee 1938 [synonym], Composita guadalupensis Girty 1908 [synonym], Composita parva Branson 1930 [synonym]
Composita minuscula Chronic 1949
Composita mira Girty 1899
Composita misriensis Reed 1944
Composita nucella Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita obesa Easton et al. 1958
Composita ovata Mather 1915
Composita parasulcata Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita pikensis Carter 1968
Composita pilula Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita plana Branson 1930
Composita prospera Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita pyriformis Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita quadrirotunda Lee and Su 1980
Composita quantilla Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita rotunda Snider 1915
Composita sigma Gordon 1975
Composita stalagmium Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita strongyle Cooper and Grant 1976
Composita subquadrata Hall 1858
Composita subtilita Hall 1852
Composita sulcata Weller 1914
Composita tareica Chernyak 1963
Composita tetralobata Hoare 1960
Composita tobaensis Wang 1985
Composita trinuclea Hall 1856
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell height10635.800.50033.36.204.79
valve height1112.97.1064.09.9016.8

Composition: low Mg calcitep
Environment: marineuc
Locomotion: stationarysubo
Attached: yesp
Life habit: low-level epifaunalsubo
Diet: suspension feedersubo
Vision: blindc
Created: 2018-11-10 18:06:04
Modified: 2018-11-10 18:06:04
Source: subo = suborder, c = class, p = phylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Nesnidal et al. 2013

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Frasnian to the top of the Changhsingian or 379.50000 to 252.17000 Ma

Collections (1789 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Paleozoic - Triassic538.8 - 201.4Chile (Ovalle) C. sp. (222433)
Devonian - Carboniferous419.2 - 298.9USA (Montana, and Wyoming) C. humilis (12387)
Late/Upper Frasnian379.5 - 376.1USA (Alaska) C. bellula (3102)
Early/Lower Famennian376.1 - 370.6China C. salve (162317)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9Afghanistan (Herat) C. globosa (70159)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9USA (Montana) C. sp. (7217 7218 7223 7226 7235)
Famennian372.2 - 358.9USA (New Mexico) C. bellula (231554 231555 231556 231558)
Famennian - Tournaisian372.2 - 346.7United Kingdom (England) C. struniensis (38440 38441)
Middle Famennian370.6 - 364.7USA (Montana) C. humilis (6983)
Late/Upper Famennian364.7 - 360.7Canada (Alberta) C. bellula (35544)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17USA (Wyoming) C. sp. (11228)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17China (Shaanxi) C. sp. (148516)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17USA (Idaho) C. sp. (11284) C. sp., C. mira (11283)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17China (Qinghai) Araxathyris emarginata (103604)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17USA (Montana) C. sp. (11278 11279)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17China (Xizang) C. sp. (73591 73593)
Lopingian259.9 - 252.17USA (Wyoming) C. sp., C. mira (11224) C. sp., C. subtilita, C. mira (11223)
Lopingian259.9 - 252.17USA (Montana) C. sp. (95024) C. spp. (11273)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Chongqing) C. sp. (94984)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Sichuan) C. sp. (95288 95289 95290 95292 95293 95294 95296 95299 95301 95302)