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Salopina brandi

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Draboviidae

Taxonomy
Salopina brandi was named by Cocks (1979). Its type specimen is BB 93333, a shell (conjoined valves), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 2.5 km northeast of the town of Rabat-e Qarabil, which is in an Aeronian carbonate limestone in the Qarabil Formation of Iran.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Salopina brandi Cocks p. 30 figs. 6-11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderDalmanellidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyEnteletoideaWaagen 1884
familyDraboviidaeHavlicek 1950
subfamilyDraboviinaeHavlicek 1950
genusSalopinaBoucot 1960
speciesbrandi

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
L. R. M. Cocks 1979Ventribiconvex Salopina with subcircular outline, weak dorsal sulcus, fine costellae and short, divergent brachiophores.