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Protanastrophia indistincta

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Parastrophinidae

Taxonomy
Parastrophinella indistincta was named by Rubel (1970).

It was recombined as Protanastrophia indistincta by Jin and Popov (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Parastrophinella indistincta Rubel
2008Protanastrophia indistincta Jin and Popov pp. 224, Appendix 2

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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
superfamilyCamerelloideaHall and Clarke 1894
familyParastrophinidaeUlrich and Cooper 1938
genusProtanastrophia
speciesindistincta(Rubel 1970)

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
J. Jin and L. E. Popov 2008Shell up to 12 mm long, dorsibiconvex; anterior commissure uniplicate, symmetrical or slightly asymmetrical; ventral sulcus, dorsal fold, and costae developed anteriorly; one or two costae in sulcus, two or three on fold, one to three on each flank; broad spondylium supported by low median septum extending to mid−length of valve; parallel inner hinge plates.