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Floweria perversa

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Areostrophiidae

Taxonomy
Orthis perversa was named by Hall (1857) [Lectotype designated by Stigall (2005)]. Its type specimen is AMNH 37277 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Streptorhynchus chemungensis perversa by Hall (1867); it was recombined as Schuchertella perversa by Shimer and Shrock (1944); it was recombined as Eoschuchertella perversa by Linsley (1994); it was recombined as Floweria perversa by Stigall Rode (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Orthis perversa Hall p. 137
1867Streptorhynchus chemungensis perversa Hall pp. 72– 73 figs. pl. 9, figs 13–17, 26
1944Schuchertella perversa Shimer and Shrock p. 343 figs. pl. 132, figs 43–45
1994Eoschuchertella perversa Linsley p. 343 figs. pl. 132, figs 43–45
2005Floweria perversa Stigall Rode pp. 164, Table 4 fig. 9.2–9.3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderOrthotetidaWaagen 1884
suborderOrthotetidina
superfamilyChilidiopsoideaBoucot 1959
familyAreostrophiidaeManankov 1979
subfamilyAdectorhynchinaeHenry and Gordon 1985
genusFloweria
speciesperversa(Hall 1857)

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
A. L. Stigall Rode 2005Large Floweria; cardinal extremities rounded; costae large and subequal, fila present in interspaces; ventral valve subrectangular, interarea low; cardinal process wide.