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Kutchithyris jooraensis

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae

Taxonomy
Terebratula jooraensis was named by Kitchin (1900) [Lectotype designated by Mukherjee 2007.]. Its type specimen is GSI 6656 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Kutchithyris jooraensis by Buckman (1918) and Mukherjee (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Terebratula jooraensis Kitchin p. 37 figs. pl. 8, Figs. 1–4
1918Kutchithyris jooraensis Buckman p. 113
2007Kutchithyris jooraensis Mukherjee pp. 230 - 231 figs. 9H-I; 10J-K;

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratulidina
superfamilyLoboidothyridoideaMakridin 1964
familyPostepithyrididae
genusKutchithyris
speciesjooraensis(Kitchin 1900)

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
D. Mukherjee 2007Moderately large, thickness low, weakly biconvex shells. Ventral valve shows linguiform projection, anterior commissure uniplicate to weakly biplicate.