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Mendacella phiala

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Rhipidomellidae

Taxonomy
Mendacella phiala was named by Whittard and Barker (1950). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shropshire, Purple Shale, which is in a Telychian marine shale/limestone in the Purple Shale Formation of the United Kingdom.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Mendacella phiala Whittard and Barker

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderDalmanellidinaMoore 1952
superfamilyDalmanelloideaSchuchert 1913
familyRhipidomellidaeSchuchert 1913
subfamilyRhipidomellinaeSchuchert 1913
genusMendacellaCooper 1930
speciesphiala

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