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Cyrtinaella causa

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Cyrtinidae

Taxonomy
Cyrtinaella causa was named by Johnson (1970). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM 10808. North flank of Ikes Canyon, which is in a Lochkovian open shallow subtidal limestone in the McMonnigal Limestone Formation of Nevada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Cyrtinaella causa Johnson pp. 217 - 218 figs. Pl. 72, figs. 1-9, 14, 15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferinidaIvanova 1972
suborderCyrtinidinaCarter and Johnson 1994
superfamilyCyrtinoideaFrederiks 1912
familyCyrtinidaeFredericks 1912
genusCyrtinaella
speciescausa

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 1970Cyrtinaella with prominent U-shaped furrows on the pedicle valve lateral to the plications bounding the sulcus.