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Liaous shaiwensis

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae

Taxonomy
Liaous shaiwensis was named by He and Chen (2016). Its type specimen is SW-2-001, a valve (dorsal internal mold), and it is a mold. Its type locality is Shaiwa section, bed 48, which is in a Bithynian transition zone/lower shoreface mudstone in the Xinyuan Formation of China. It is the type species of Liaous.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2016Liaous shaiwensis He and Chen p. 969 figs. 5.1-5.12, 6.1-6.7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderSpiriferinidaIvanova 1972
suborderSpiriferinidinaIvanova 1972
superfamilySpiriferinoideaDavidson 1884
familyMentzeliidaeDagys 1974
subfamilyMentzeliinaeDagys 1974
genusLiaous
speciesshaiwensis

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
No diagnoses are available