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Nasutimena

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Nasutimena Jin and Zhan pp. 30 - 31

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyStrophomenidaeKing 1846
genusNasutimena

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. Jin and R.-b. Zhan 2001Shell usually large to very large, subtriangular to subpentagonal in outline, strongly resupinate and broadly geniculate, bearing concentric to crisscross rugae over part or entire shell. Ventral interior like Strophomena; dorsal interior different from Strophomena in having usually shorter and weaker transmuscle septa.