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Spanodonta floweri

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Taffiidae

Taxonomy
Archambona floweri was named by Cooper (1988). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Southern tip, Pulau Langoon, Langkawi Islands, which is in a Floian carbonate limestone in the Lower Setul Formation of Malaysia.

It was recombined as Aporthophyla floweri by Cocks and Rong (1989); it was recombined as Spanodonta floweri by Laurie and Burrett (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Archambona floweri Cooper p. 186 figs. 1.1-1.22
1989Aporthophyla floweri Cocks and Rong p. 92
1992Spanodonta floweri Laurie and Burrett p. 22 figs. 4.1-4.11

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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
subfamilyTaffiinaeSchuchert and Cooper 1931
genusSpanodonta
speciesfloweri(Cooper 1988)

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