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Glossella pulcherrima

Lingulata - Lingulida - Obolidae

Taxonomy
Glossella puleherrima was named by Reed (1917) [Lingulasma? pulcherrimum].

Synonymy list
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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumLinguliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classLingulataGorjansky and Popov 1985
orderLingulidaWaagen 1885
superfamilyLinguloideaMenke 1828
familyObolidaeKing 1846
subfamilyGlossellinae
genusGlossellaCooper 1956
speciespulcherrima()

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
A. Williams 1962Brown-coloured, elongately oval Glossella less than twice as long as wide; exterior smooth umbonally, remainder of shell ornamented by fine, closely spaced, concentric lines swelling into microscopic pustules arranged more distantly and radially, anteriorly and laterally.