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Callositella

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Saukrodictyidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Callositella Rasmussen et al. pp. 50 - 51

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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
suborderDalmanellidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyEnteletoideaWaagen 1884
familySaukrodictyidaeWright 1964
genusCallositella

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 ventri-biconvex, transverse to subquadrate– semi-ellipsoidal in outline. Ventral interarea apsacline, curved, high. Dorsal interarea strongly anacline, high and wide. Ornamentation multicostellate. Delthyrium wide. Diductor scars elongate, widely separated. Callus depressed; ventral median septum long. Notothyrial platform elevated; blade-like cardinal process; crural plates wide. Adductor muscle field developed on transverse, elevated, callosities.