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Aniabrochus comptonensis

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Capillithyrididae

Taxonomy
Platythyris comptonensis was named by Middlemiss (1959). Its type specimen is BM BB.16230 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Compton, Bargate Beds, which is in an Aptian marine sandstone in the Bargate Beds Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Aniabrochus, Platythyris.

It was recombined as Aniabrochus comptonensis by Cooper (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1959Platythyris comptonensis Middlemiss
1983Aniabrochus comptonensis Cooper p. 170 figs. Pl 19, figs 25-29; pl 61, figs 14,15; pl 66, fig 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratulidina
superfamilyTerebratuloidea(Gray 1840)
familyCapillithyrididae
subfamilyAniabrochinaeMancenido 1993
genusAniabrochus
speciescomptonensis()

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