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Strophodonta umbonata

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophodontidae

Taxonomy
Strophodonta umbonata was named by Cooper and Dutro (1982). Its type specimen is USNM 201083, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Strophodonta umbonata Cooper and Dutro, Jr. p. 44 figs. pl. 4 f. 7-12; pl. 5 f. 9-18

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyStrophodontidaeCaster 1939
speciesStrophodonta umbonata
speciesumbonata

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 1982Strongly umbonate and deeply concave Strophodonta having a narrow hinge.