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Smittina crepidula

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Smittinidae

Smittina crepidula was named by Brown (1952). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is MacDonald's Quarry, Oamaru, which is in a Runangan marine limestone in the Ototara Limestone Formation of New Zealand.

It was recombined as Smittoidea crepidula by Gordon et al. (1994).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Smittina crepidula Brown
1994Smittoidea crepidula Gordon et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
classGymnolaemataAllman 1856
orderCheilostomataBusk 1859
suborderNeocheilostominad'Hondt 1985
infraorderAscophorina(Levinsen 1909)
Lepraliomorpha(Gordon 1989)
superfamilySmittinoideaLevinsen 1909
familySmittinidaeLevinsen 1909
genusSmittinaNorman 1903

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.

Smittina crepidula Brown 1952
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Environment: marineuc
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Reproduction: oviparouso
Brooding: yeso
Created: 2008-02-26 06:28:28
Modified: 2008-02-26 08:28:28
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, uc = unranked clade
References: Smith et al. 2006, Nesnidal et al. 2013

Age range: Runangan or 36.00000 to 34.30000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Runangan36.0 - 34.3New Zealand Smittina crepidula (type locality: 173838)