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Halirhachis leonina

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Taffiidae

Taxonomy
Halirhachis leonina was named by Brunton and Lazarev (1997) [= Sowerbyites? sp.; Wang and Yan 1978: 220, pl. 54: 5–7, 9.]. Its type specimen is NIGP 139102, a valve, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is AFI1680. Shizigou Valley, which is in a Darriwilian offshore mudstone in the Shihtzupu Formation of China. It is the type species of Halirhachis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Halirhachis leonina Brunton and Lazarev pp. 377 - 378 fig. 10A–I

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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
superfamilyPlectambonitoideaJones 1928
familyTaffiidaeSchuchert and Cooper 1931
genusHalirhachis
speciesleonina

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