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Sentosia praecedens

Strophomenata - Productida - Sentosiidae

Taxonomy
Pustula praecedens was named by Stainbrook (1947) [= Productella spinigera (part) Kindle. 1909, pi. 5. figs. 2, 2a, b.]. Its type specimen is USNM 135242, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Sentosia praecedens by Muir-Wood and Cooper (1960) and Cooper and Dutro (1982).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Pustula praecedens Stainbrook p. 311
1960Sentosia praecedens Muir-Wood and Cooper p. 196
1982Sentosia praecedens Cooper and Dutro, Jr. p. 66

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderProductidina
superfamilyEchinoconchoidea
familySentosiidaeMcKellar 1970
subfamilySentosiinaeMcKellar 1970
tribeSentosiiniMcKellar 1970
genusSentosia
speciespraecedens()

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 1982This species is distinguished from S. praecursor (Stainbrook, 1947) by its greater convexity, fewer spines, and obscure concentric bands.