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Sacothyris

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

Taxonomy
Sacothyris was named by Jin et al. (1977) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori Sepkoski's reference number: 538]. Its type is Aulacothyropsis sinosa.

It was assigned to Terebratulida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Zeilleriinae by Williams et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Sacothyris Jin et al. p. 64
2002Sacothyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Sacothyris Williams et al. p. 2174

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratellidinaMuir-Wood 1955
superfamilyZeillerioideaAllan 1940
familyZeilleriidaeAllan 1940
subfamilyZeilleriinaeAllan 1940
genusSacothyris

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell height512.810.319.412.43.68

Composition: low Mg calcitep
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesp
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2018-11-10 17:27:13
Modified: 2018-11-10 17:27:13
Source: f = family, c = class, p = phylum
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Carnian to the top of the Rhaetian or 237.00000 to 201.30000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0China (Sichuan) S. qukaensis (132568)
Lacian221.5 - 215.56China (Sichuan) S. reflexa, S. sinosa (132563)
Alaunian215.56 - 212.0China (Xizang) S. sinosa (132687)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3China (Yunnan) Aulacothyropsis sinosa (165311)