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Marklandella markesi

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platyorthidae

Taxonomy
Marklandella markesi was named by Baarli (1988) [= 1987 Marklandella sp.; Baarli, fig. 6f, h.]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Leangbukta, 40 meters above base of member, which is in an Aeronian marine mudstone/sandstone in the Solvik Formation of Norway.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Marklandella markesi Baarli p. 1116 figs. pl. 98 f. 10, 17-19, 21-23, 25-28

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderDalmanellidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyDalmanelloideaSchuchert 1913
familyPlatyorthidaeHarper et al. 1969
genusMarklandella
speciesmarkesi

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
B. G. Baarli 1988Planoconvex and subcircular with fine multicostellae. Adductor scars of pedicle valve visible and not enclosed by the diductor scars. Brachiophores small, slender, and very divergent. No socket pads. Dorsal muscle scars very faintly or not impressed, with posterior muscle scars smaller than anterior. Costellae impressed over the entire interior of the valve.