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Epitomyonia paucitropida

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Dicoelosiidae

Taxonomy
Epitomyonia paucitropida was named by Chen et al. (2008). Its type specimen is GSC 131794 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is section S-2, 45 km west of Dal Lake, Mackenzie Mountains, which is in a Katian carbonate limestone in the Whittaker Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2008Epitomyonia paucitropida Chen et al. pp. 95 - 97 figs. 9A-S

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderDalmanellidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyDalmanelloideaSchuchert 1913
familyDicoelosiidaeCloud 1948
genusEpitomyonia
speciespaucitropida

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. Chen et al. 2008Small, concavo-convex shells, with moderate medial invagination at anterior margin; dorsal ridges weak, transverse, wavy, forming anterior bounding ridges of adductor muscle scars.