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Conotreta conoidea

Lingulata - Acrotretida - Acrotretidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Conotreta conoidea Reed p. 817 figs. pl. iv, figs. 1-4, non fig. 5.
1962Conotreta conoidea Williams p. 91 figs. Pl. VII, figs. 12-15
2014Conotreta conoidea Candela and Harper pp. Supplement 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumLinguliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classLingulataGorjansky and Popov 1985
orderAcrotretidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyAcrotretoidea
familyAcrotretidaeSchuchert 1893
genusConotretaWalcott 1889
speciesconoidea

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 1962Large Conotreta, fight brown and pink with shades of cream-blue in colour, with a high, subconical pedicle valve flattened posteriorly along a wide pseudointerarea with a poorly defined or obscure median track, commissure outline transversely oval just over two-thirds as long as wide, ornamented by closely spaced, overlapping growth-lamellae; ventral vaseula media bifurcating just anterior to the pediculate boss, at least 2 pairs of lateral sinuses also impressed; brachial valve unknown.