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Cerasina

Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Lissatrypidae

Taxonomy
Cerasina was named by Copper (1995) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1179]. Its type is Cerasina pycnata.

It was assigned to Lissatrypinae by Copper (1995); to Lissatrypidae by Williams et al. (2002); and to Atrypida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Cerasina Copper pp. 850 - 851
2002Cerasina Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Cerasina Williams et al. p. 1462

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAtrypidaRzhonsnitskaya 1960
suborderAtrypidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyAtrypoideaGill 1871
familyLissatrypidaeTwenhofel 1914
genusCerasina

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
P. Copper 1995Medium-sized, biconvex to weakly dorsibicon-vex, smooth, rounded shells; anacline-hypercline area; minute, obscured apical-transapical foramen; weak to strong, narrow, U- to V-shaped fold on anterior commissure; thick shell wall; dorsomedially directed, stubby solid teeth; hinge plate thick; crural bases bulbous; crura curved and short; central jugum simple; spiralia of