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Leiorhynchus miriam

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae

Taxonomy
Leiorhynchus miriam was named by Johnson (1971) [Leiorhynchus sp. A Merriam 1940, Pl. 8, figs. 18, 19.]. Its type specimen is USNM 157376 and is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Leiorhynchus miriam Johnson pp. 315 - 316 figs. P1. 40, figs. 16-30; P1. 43, figs. 1-26

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyCamarotoechioideaSchuchert 1929
familyLeiorhynchidaeStainbrook 1945
subfamilyLeiorhynchinaeStainbrook 1945
genusLeiorhynchusHall 1860
speciesmiriam

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. G. Johnson 1971Subequally biconvex, non-subcuboidal Leiorhynchus with faintly developed costae on both flanks and mid-regions. Dental lamellae converge to meet or nearly meet at the base of the valve.