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Floweria transversalis

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae

Taxonomy
Floweria transversalis was named by Cooper and Dutro (1982). Its type specimen is USNM 200873, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Floweria transversalis Cooper and Dutro, Jr. p. 55 figs. pl. 10 f. 41-46
2005Floweria transversalis Stigall Rode pp. 162, Table 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
speciestransversalis

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 1982Concavo-convex Floweria having a large attachment surface, length two-thirds the width, anterior commissure uniplicate.