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Sowerbyella silicica

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Sowerbyellidae

Taxonomy
Sowerbyella silicica was named by Cooper (1956). Its type specimen is USNM 117517a, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Porterfield Quarry, 5 miles northeast of Saltville, which is in a Darriwilian carbonate limestone in the Arline Formation of Virginia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Sowerbyella silicica Cooper pp. 793 - 794 figs. Plate 196, D, figures 20-26

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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
superfamilyPlectambonitoideaJones 1928
familySowerbyellidaeOpik 1930
subfamilySowerbyellinaeOpik 1930
genusSowerbyellaJones 1928
speciessilicica

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