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Jezercia rongi

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Chrustenoporidae

Taxonomy
Jezercia rongi was named by Baarli (1988) [= 1986 Reuchella sp.; Baarli and Harper, pI. 1, fig. 11 m, n. = 1987 Reuchella sp.; Baarli, fig. 5i. . = 1987 Ravozetina rava silvicola (Temple, 1970); Temple, pI. 3, fig. 13.]. Its type specimen is PMO 109732, a valve (internal mould of brachial valve), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Vakås, 9-11 meters above base of Myren Member, which is in a Rhuddanian marine mudstone/siltstone in the Solvik Formation of Norway.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Jezercia rongi Baarli pp. 1125 - 1126 figs. pl. 99 f. 2-8, 18, 19, 21

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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
superfamilyEnteletoideaWaagen 1884
familyChrustenoporidae
genusJezerciaHavlicek and Mergl 1982
speciesrongi

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 1988Biconvex and transverse elliptical outline with angular fold in pedicle and sulcus in dorsal valve. Coarsely subangular ribs in fascicostellate pattern. Thin, short dental plates and faintly impressed pentagonal muscle scars. Divergent vascula media. Brachiophores very short and supported by even shorter, variably directed supporting plates. Cardinal process with shaft that continues into myophore and further into median sulcus. Subcircular dorsal muscle field divided by oblique ridges.