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Floweria prava

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae

Taxonomy
Orthis prava was named by Hall (1858). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Orthothetes prava by Hall and Clarke (1892); it was recombined as Schuchertella prava by Fenton and Fenton (1924) and Stainbrook (1945); it was recombined as Floweria prava by Cooper and Dutro (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Orthis prava Hall p. 490
1892Orthothetes prava Hall and Clarke pp. 225. figs. pI. 11A f. 13
1924Schuchertella prava Fenton and Fenton pp. 117 figs. pI. 20 f. 21 - 28
1945Schuchertella prava Stainbrook p. 34 figs. pI. 2 f. 19-20
1982Floweria prava Cooper and Dutro, Jr. pp. 54 - 55 figs. pl. 10 f. 15-27

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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
speciesprava()

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 1982Small to medium flattish Floweria of subrectangular outline having two or three costellae in a mm at the anterior margins of adults, and with a flat to slightly convex dorsal valve .