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Rafinesquina relicua

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Taxonomy
Rafinesquina relicua was named by Benedetto (1995). Its type specimen is CEGH-UNC 7253, a valve (internal mould of dorsal valve), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Seccion de la Loma de Los Piojos. Layer 1, which is in a Rhuddanian marine sandstone/shale in the La Chilca Formation of Argentina.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Rafinesquina relicua Benedetto pp. L~m. 60, figs. 18-22 ; L~m. 61, figs.l-4 figs. pl. 60, figs. 18-22 ; pl. 61, figs.1-4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyRafinesquinidaeSchuchert 1893
subfamilyRafinesquininaeSchuchert 1893
genusRafinesquinaHall and Clarke 1892
speciesrelicua

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