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Apsocalymma shiellsi

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Orthotetidae

Taxonomy
Apsocalymma shiellsi was named by McIntosh (1974) [100 paratypes]. Its type specimen is HM L10724/58 and is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Apsocalymma.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Apsocalymma shiellsi McIntosh

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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
superfamilyOrthotetoidea
familyOrthotetidae
genusApsocalymma
speciesshiellsi

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
M. J. McIntosh 1974Large, flat Apsocalymma with dorsal median ridges well-developed and fused to the cardinal process;ornament fasciculate