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Meristella robertsensis

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Meristellidae

Taxonomy
Meristella robertsensis was named by Merriam (1940) [= ?Meristella (Whitfieldia) nasuta Walcott, 1884, p. 148, Pl. 3, figs. 8, 8a, 8b; not Conrad, 1842. Pl. 6, figs. 2, 13-16 = Meristella cf. robertsensis]. Its type specimen is USNM 96369 and is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Meristella robertsensis Merriam p. 84 figs. Pl. 6, fig. 1; Pl. 6, figs. 2, 13-16
1970Meristella robertsensis Johnson pp. 175, 176-177 figs. Pl. 49, figs. 1-6; Pl. 49, figs. 7-25; Pl. 50, figs. 1-16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderAthyrididaBoucot et al. 1964
suborderAthyrididinaBoucot et al. 1964
superfamilyMeristelloideaWaagen 1883
familyMeristellidaeWaagen 1883
subfamilyMeristellinaeWaagen 1883
genusMeristella
speciesrobertsensis

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
No diagnoses are available