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Longvillia grandis

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

Orthis grandis was named by de Sowerby and Murchison (1839) [Lectotype designated by Williams (1963)]. Its type specimen is Peter Redpath Museum Spec., a valve (ventral valve internal mould), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Longvillia.

It was recombined as Chonostrophia grandis by Williams and Breger (1916); it was recombined as Strophomena grandis by Williams (1963); it was synonymized subjectively with Campylorthis discreta by Mitchell (1977); it was recombined as Longvillia grandis by Bancroft (1933), Rõõmusoks (2004), Cocks (2010) and Colmenar et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Orthis grandis de Sowerby and Murchison p. 98 figs. pl. 1 fig. 2
1916Chonostrophia grandis Williams and Breger p. 57
1933Longvillia grandis Bancroft
1963Strophomena grandis Williams p. 452 figs. pl. 12, figs 17, 20–21; pl. 13, fig. 2.
2004Longvillia grandis Rõõmusoks
2010Longvillia grandis Cocks p. 1161 figs. Plate 1, figures 1–6
2013Longvillia grandis Colmenar et al. p. 158

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyStrophomenidaeKing 1846
subfamilyStrophomeninaeKing 1846
genusLongvilliaBancroft 1933

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.

No diagnoses are available