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Zeilleria opuatiaensis

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

Taxonomy
Zeilleria opuatiaensis was named by MacFarlan (2016). Its type specimen is AU B454, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is AU 7446, Opuatia Cliff (R13/f6613), which is in a Bathonian marine horizon in New Zealand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2016Zeilleria opuatiaensis MacFarlan p. 488 figs. 17.1-17.9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratellidinaMuir-Wood 1955
superfamilyZeillerioideaAllan 1940
familyZeilleriidaeAllan 1940
subfamilyZeilleriinaeAllan 1940
genusZeilleriaBayle 1878
speciesopuatiaensis

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