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Orthostrophella monitorensis

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Orthidae

Taxonomy
Orthostrophella monitorensis was named by Johnson (1970). Its type specimen is USNM 156756, and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM 10713. South end of Ribbit Hill, north flank of Whiterock Canyon, which is in a Siegen carbonate limestone in the Rabbit Hill Limestone Formation of Nevada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Orthostrophella monitorensis Johnson pp. 71 - 72 figs. Pl. 1, figs. 12-22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyOrthoideaWoodward 1852
familyOrthidaeWoodward 1852
genusOrthostrophella
speciesmonitorensis

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 1970Orthostrophella with coarse costae posteriorly.