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Qilianotryma suspecta

Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Atrypinidae

Euroatrypa suspecta was named by Nikiforova et al. (1982) [Popov in Nikforova et al. 1982 = 1956 Cliftonia ex gr. spiriferoides (McCoy); Rukavishnikova, p. 51, pl. 4, figs 14–15; non M’Coy, 1851, p. 402.]. Its type specimen is CNIGR 25/11943 (complete shell) and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Qilianotryma suspecta by Popov et al. (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Euroatrypa suspecta Nikiforova et al.
1999Qilianotryma suspecta Popov et al. p. 634 figs. Plate 1, figures 11–15

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phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAtrypidaRzhonsnitskaya 1960
suborderAtrypidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyAtrypoideaGill 1871
familyAtrypinidaeMcEwan 1939
subfamilySpirigerininaeRzhonsnitskaya 1974
genusQilianotrymaXu 1979
speciessuspecta(Nikiforova et al. 1982)

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.

L.E. Popov et al. 1999 Qilianotryma with dorsibiconvex, transverse, sub-oval shell about 76 per cent. as long as wide and 66 per cent as thick as long; radial ornament of fine, closely spaced, costellae about ten to 18 per 5mm along anterior margin; total of 16–20 costellae on the fold and sulcus and up to 40 on flanks; median rib in sulcus accentuated; concentric ornament of fine, regular, elevated concentric fila about ten to 12 per 1 mm; dental plates rudimentary; dorsal adductor scars arranged radially, separated by pair of fine submedian ridges; median ridge fine and faint, bisecting all the adductor muscle field; spiralia with up to six whorls.