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Glyptomena kaskolica

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Glyptomenidae

Taxonomy
Glyptomena kaskolica was named by Nikitin et al. (2003). Its type specimen is NMW 98.30G.12 (ventral internal mould) and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Locality 550a - East of Bolshoi Kaskol lake, which is in a Katian carbonate limestone in the Tauken Formation of Kazakhstan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Glyptomena kaskolica Nikitin et al. pp. 44 - 46 figs. 3I–M, 5H

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyGlyptomenidaeWilliams 1965
subfamilyGlyptomeninaeWilliams 1965
genusGlyptomenaCooper 1956
specieskaskolica

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
I. F. Nikitin et al. 2003Shell strongly concavoconvex, about 85% as long as wide; ventral valve strongly and evenly convex, about 40% as thick as long with low apsacline interarea; dorsal valve evenly concave, rarely slightly geniculated in large specimens; radial ornament inequally parvicostellate with 3 to 4 parvicostellae between accentuated ribs and 10 to 12 ribs per 3 mm along the anterior margin of adult specimens; weak, oblique rugellae developed along the posterior margin.