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Tetralobula peregrina

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Tetralobulidae

Taxonomy
Tetralobula peregrina was named by Popov et al. (2005). Its type specimen is CNIGR 209 ⁄ 222, a valve (complete shell), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Tetralobula peregrina Popov et al. pp. 744 - 746 figs. Plate 1, figures 1–9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderPentameridaSchuchert and Cooper 1931
suborderSyntrophiidinaUlrich and Cooper 1936
superfamilyPorambonitoideaDavidson 1853
familyTetralobulidaeUlrich and Cooper 1936
genusTetralobulaUlrich and Cooper 1936
speciesperegrina

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
L. E. Popov et al. 2005Shell slightly ventribiconvex, large for genus, subquadrate with maximum width at mid length; lateral profile of both valves moderately convex with maximum thickness slightly posterior of mid valve; dorsal median fold and ventral sulcus weak, originating slightly anterior of mid length; radial ornament multicostellate comprising c. 17–20 ribs per 5 mm along anterior margin; dorsal interior with large, strongly impressed adductor field extending anteriorly to mid valve length.