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Tetrarhynchia tetrahedra

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae

Taxonomy
Terebratula tetraedra was named by Sowerby (1812). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Aynho, which is in a Spinatum carbonate limestone in the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Tetrarhynchia.

It was recombined as Tetrarhynchia tetraedra by Siblik (1967); it was recombined as Tetrarhynchia tetrahedra by Ager (1956) and Alméras and Fauré (2000).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1812Terebratula tetraedra Sowerby
1812Terebratula media Sowerby p. 191 figs. Pl 83, fig 5
1812Terebratula tetraedra Sowerby p. 191 figs. Pl. 83, Fig. 4
1956Tetrarhynchia tetrahedra Ager p. 4 figs. Pl 1, figs 1a-c,2a; text-figs 5-8
1967Tetrarhynchia tetraedra Siblik p. 154
2000Tetrarhynchia tetrahedra Alméras and Fauré p. 140 figs. Pl 14, figs 9-14; suppl. fig. 44-45

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyHemithiridoideaRzhonsnitskaya 1956
familyTetrarhynchiidaeAger 1965
subfamilyTetrarhynchiinaeAger 1965
genusTetrarhynchia
speciestetrahedra(Sowerby 1812)

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