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Atelelasma decorticatum

Strophomenata - Billingsellida - Clitambonitidae

Taxonomy
Atelelasma decorticatum was named by Cooper (1956). Its type specimen is USNM 110112a, a valve (pedicle valve), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Murat, which is in a Chazyan carbonate limestone in the Murat Formation of Virginia.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Atelelasma decorticatum Cooper p. 518 figs. Plate 79. A, figures I, 2; plate 82,], figures 41, 42

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderBillingsellida
suborderClitambonitidinaOpik 1934
superfamilyClitambonitoideaWinchell and Schuchert 1893
familyClitambonitidaeWinchell and Schuchert 1893
genusAtelelasmaCooper 1956
speciesdecorticatum

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