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Floweria arctostriata

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae

Taxonomy
Strophomena arctostriata was named by Hall (1843). Its type specimen is AMNH 30605, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Eoschuchertella arctostriata by Linsley (1994); it was recombined as Floweria arctostriata by Stigall Rode (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Strophomena arctostriata Hall p. 266
1994Eoschuchertella arctostriata Linsley p. 75 figs. pl. 74 f. 1-11
2005Floweria arctostriata Stigall Rode pp. 162 - 163 fig. 9.4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
suborderOrthotetidina
superfamilyChilidiopsoideaBoucot 1959
familyAreostrophiidaeManankov 1979
subfamilyAdectorhynchinaeHenry and Gordon 1985
genusFloweria
speciesarctostriata()

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
A. L. Stigall Rode 2005Small biconvex to planoconvex Floweria; cicatrix small; one large and several small costae alternating; hinge teeth short; ventral muscle scars short and broad; well developed myophore separating long dorsal muscle field.