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Sentosia spinigera

Strophomenata - Productida - Sentosiidae

Taxonomy
Productella spinigera was named by Kindle (1909) [Several of Kindles examples are removed to other species.]. Its type specimen is USNM 62015b and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Krotovia spinigera by Stainbrook (1947); it was recombined as Sentosia spinigera by Cooper and Dutro (1982).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Productella spinigera Kindle p. 19 figs. pl. 5 f. 1, not f. 2a-b, 4
1947Krotovia spinigera Stainbrook p. 313 figs. pl. 4 f. 1a-b
1982Sentosia spinigera Cooper and Dutro, Jr. p. 67

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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
speciesspinigera()

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 the other two members of this genus occurring in the Percha Formation (Box Member) by its small size, squarish outline, and strong convexity.