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Floweria chemungensis

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae

Taxonomy
Strophomena chemungensis was named by Conrad (1842). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Streptorhynchus chemungensis by Hall (1867); it was recombined as Orthothetes chemungensis by Hall and Clarke (1892); it was recombined as Schuchertella chemungensis by Linsley (1994); it was recombined as Floweria chemungensis by Cooper and Dutro (1982) and Stigall Rode (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Strophomena chemungensis Conrad p. 357 figs. pl. 14 f. 12
1843Strophomena bifurcata Hall p. 266 fig. 2
1843Strophomena pectinacea Hall p. 266 figs. pl. 120.4 f. 4
1867Streptorhynchus chemungensis Hall p. 67
1892Orthothetes chemungensis Hall and Clarke p. 255 figs. pl. 10 f. 9
1982Floweria chemungensis Cooper and Dutro, Jr. p. 55 figs. pl. 11 f. 1-5
1994Schuchertella chemungensis Linsley p. 78 figs. pl. 118 f. 4-21
2005Floweria chemungensis Stigall Rode p. 163 figs. 9.6-9.8

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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
specieschemungensis()

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
G. A. Cooper and J. T. Dutro 1982Fairly large, irregularly shaped Floweria. having a resupinate ventral valve, with nine or ten costellae in five mm at the anterior,
A. L. Stigall Rode 2005Large, resupinate Floweria, ventral valve elliptical to subrectangular with high relief, moderately deformed, cicatrix small; costae wider than interspaces, occasionally of alternating size; ventral interarea high; ventral muscle scars short and narrow, weakly impressed; dorsal muscle scars short and wide with weak myophore.