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Tafilaltia brevimusculosa

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Heterorthidae

Taxonomy
Tafilaltia brevimusculosa was named by Villas (1995). Its type specimen is MPZ 11553 a, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is N-420 Road Section. Corral de Calatrava. 280 meters, which is in a Bohdalec shoreface sandstone/shale in the Bancos Mixtos Formation of Spain.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Tafilaltia brevimusculosa Villas pp. 60 - 64 figs. P1. 7, fig. 1-16, pl. 8, fig. 1-16

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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
superfamilyDalmanelloideaSchuchert 1913
familyHeterorthidaeSchuchert and Cooper 1931
genusTafilaltia
speciesbrevimusculosa

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
E. Villas 1995Species of Tafilaltia with planoconvex to ventribiconvex shell, ventral muscle field short, of narrow and oval outline, and poorly defined diductor and adductor scars.