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Fardenia modica

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Chilidiopsidae

Taxonomy
Fardenia modica was named by Rong and Li (1999). Its type specimen is NIGP12918, a valve, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is AAE-651. Zhonggou, about 3 km northwest of Yanzikou,, which is in a Hirnantian shallow subtidal limestone in the Kuanyinchiao Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Fardenia modica Rong and Li pp. 841 - 844 figs. 12.7, 12.9-12.24, 12.28, 12.29

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
suborderOrthotetidina
superfamilyChilidiopsoideaBoucot 1959
familyChilidiopsidaeBoucot 1959
genusFardeniaLamont 1935
speciesmodica

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
J.-Y. Rong and R.-Y. Li 1999Fardenia with small chilidium or separated chilidial plates, dental plates and socket plates widely divergent.