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Becscia scissura

Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Lissatrypidae

Taxonomy
Becscia scissura was named by Copper (1995). It is not extant. Its type specimen is Gs79483. It is the type species of Becscia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Becscia scissura Copper pp. 854 - 855 figs. 5.11-5.20, 10, 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAtrypidaRzhonsnitskaya 1960
suborderAtrypidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyAtrypoideaGill 1871
familyLissatrypidaeTwenhofel 1914
subfamilySeptatrypinaeKozlowski 1929
genusBecscia
speciesscissura

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
P. Copper 1995Small, nearly equidimensional shell with two very strong ventral ribs flanked by weak lateral ribs, small, ventral anterior fold; mediodorsal spiralia with ~4-5 revolutions.