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Cretirhynchia (Homaletarhynchia) arcuata

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae

Taxonomy
Cretirhynchia arcuata was named by Pettitt (1950). Its type specimen is B.M. [B.B.9991] and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mousehold pit, which is in a Campanian carbonate chalk in the Upper Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Cretirhynchia (Homaletarhynchia) arcuata by Simon and Owen (2001).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Cretirhynchia arcuata Pettitt p. 25 figs. Pl. 1, Fig. 3a-c; Pl. II, Fig. 13
2001Cretirhynchia (Homaletarhynchia) arcuata Simon and Owen p. 99 figs. Pl 7, figs 3,4; text-fig 22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyPugnacoideaRzhonsnitskaia 1956
familyBasiliolidae
subfamilyAphelesiinae
genusCretirhynchia()
subgenusHomaletarhynchia
speciesarcuata()

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
No diagnoses are available