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Elasmothyris limata

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Linoporellidae

Taxonomy
Elasmothyris limata was named by Potter (1990). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Horseshoe Gulch USNM 36439a, which is in an Ashgillian carbonate packstone/wackestone in California.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Elasmothyris limata Potter

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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
superfamilyEnteletoideaWaagen 1884
familyLinoporellidaeSchuchert and Cooper 1931
genusElasmothyris
specieslimata

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