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Spinella talenti

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Adolfiidae

Taxonomy
Spinella talenti was named by Johnson (1970) [= Spirifera parryana Walcott, 1884, p. 137, Pl. 14, fig. 10; not Hall. = Spinella sp. Johnson, 1966b, Pl. 129, figs. 12-15.]. Its type specimen is USNM 146536 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM 12775. West slope of Lone Mountain, which is in an Emsian carbonate limestone in the McColley Canyon Formation of Nevada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Spinella talenti Johnson pp. 205 - 207 figs. Pl. 64, figs. 10-16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferida
suborderSpiriferidina
superfamilyAdolfioideaSartenaer 1966
familyAdolfiidaeSartenaer 1966
subfamilyAdolfiinaeSartenaer 1966
genusSpinellaTalent 1956
speciestalenti

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 1970Spinella with low, flat plications and an external ornament of fine radial lirae.