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Palaeowingella farewellensis

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Orthidae

Taxonomy
Palaeowingella farewellensis was named by Rasmussen et al. (2012). Its type specimen is MGUH 29611 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. It is the type species of Palaeowingella.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Palaeowingella farewellensis Rasmussen et al. pp. 45 - 46 figs. Plate 12, figures 3–8

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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
genusPalaeowingella
speciesfarewellensis

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 small, ventri-biconvex with transversely lobate to triangular outline. Cardinal angles alate. Ventral interarea moderately high, dorsal interarea low. Delthyrium long, covered by pseudodeltidium. Teeth large. Notothyrium open and wide. Ornamentation consists of simple, widely spaced costae. Dental sockets deep; brachiophores widely divergent. Cardinal process weak, blade-like.