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Floweria pandora

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae

Taxonomy
Streptorhynchus pandora was named by Hall (1860). It is a 3D body fossil.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Streptorhynchus pandora Hall p. 226
1994Eoschuchertella pandora Linsley p. 75 figs. pl. 74 f. 17-24
2005Floweria pandora Stigall Rode pp. 163 - 164 fig. 9.1

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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
speciespandora()

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 2005Large resupinate Floweria, ventral valve inflation low, deformation lacking, cicatrix poorly developed; costae subequal; ventral interarea low; ventral muscle field flabellate with well-developed medial myophragm; dorsal muscle field wide and elongate with low myophragm.