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Craspedelia potterella

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Bimuriidae

Taxonomy
Craspedelia potterella was named by Rasmussen et al. (2012). Its type specimen is MGUH 29499 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Locality A-1230 Blocks 4-6, which is in an Ashbyan deep subtidal ramp limestone/siltstone in the Telsitna Formation of Alaska.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Craspedelia potterella Rasmussen et al. pp. 25 - 26 figs. Plate 4, figures 11–17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyPlectambonitoideaJones 1928
familyBimuriidaeCooper 1956
genusCraspedelia
speciespotterella

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
C. M. O. Rasmussen et al. 2012Shell medium-sized, with concavo-convex profile. Transverse outline with alae. Strongly geniculate in ventral direction. Smooth, lamellose ornamentation. Cardinal process undercut, with shaft almost beyond posterior margin. Long dorsal median septum, separating bilobed bema.