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Longvillia norvegica

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Taxonomy
Strophomena norvegica was named by Spjeldnaes (1957) [= Strophomena asmussi (Verneuil 1845 ) parte Holtedahl 1916 , pp. 51-52, pl. 8, figs. 1-6, non figs. 7-8 and pl. 9, fig. 2. = cf. Strophomena asmussi (Verneuil 1845) Sokolskaja 1954 pp. 83-85, pl. 5, figs. 1-2, non figs. 3-4.]. Its type specimen is PMO 7117 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bratterud, Lower Chasmops Shale, which is in a Haljala/Keila marine shale in the Arnestad Formation of Norway.

It was recombined as Longvillia norvegica by Candela and Harper (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Strophomena norvegica Spjeldnaes pp. 142 - 144 figs. Pl. 11, figs. 1-3, textfig. 33D, 35
2014Longvillia norvegica Candela and Harper pp. Supplement 1

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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
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyStrophomenidaeKing 1846
subfamilyStrophomeninaeKing 1846
genusLongvilliaBancroft 1933
speciesnorvegica()

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
N. Spjeldnaes 1957Slightly convex, thin-shelled Strophomena species, with very long, forked cardinal processes, curved socket plates parallel to the hinge-line, badly defined muscle impressions, ventral diductors flabellate, pseudodeltidium wedge-shaped, and with well differentiated sculpture.