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Heterorthella tondonensis

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Heterorthidae

Taxonomy
Heterorthella tondonensis was named by Racheboeuf and Villeneuve (1992). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Brachiopods of Gambaya Sandstone, Bove Basin, which is in a Ludlow marine sandstone in the Bambaya Sandstone Formation of Guinea.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Heterorthella tondonensis Racheboeuf and Villeneuve

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderDalmanellidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyDalmanelloideaSchuchert 1913
familyHeterorthidaeSchuchert and Cooper 1931
genusHeterorthella
speciestondonensis

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitep
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Folds: noneg
Ribbing: minorg
Spines: noneg
Internal reinforcement: noneg
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-06-04 08:13:46
Modified: 2009-06-04 10:13:46
Source: g = genus, o = order, c = class, p = phylum
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009

Age range: Ludlow or 427.40000 to 423.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0Guinea Heterorthella tondonensis (type locality: 25065)