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Floweria magnacicatrix

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae

Taxonomy
Floweria magnacicatrix was named by Cooper and Dutro (1982). Its type specimen is USNM 200855, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Floweria magnacicatrix Cooper and Dutro, Jr. pp. 55 - 56 figs. pl. 10 f. 28-33
2005Floweria magnacicatrix Stigall Rode p. 162

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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
speciesmagnacicatrix

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 1982Floweria having a large cicatrix of attachment, widely rectangular outline, and strong costellation.