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Taffia westgatei

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Taffiidae

Taxonomy
Taffia westgatei was named by Ulrich and Cooper (1936). Its type specimen is USNM 91593 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Yellow Hill, Ely Springs Range, which is in an Ibexian marine limestone in the Fillmore Formation of Nevada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Taffia westgatei Ulrich and Cooper p. 625
1938Taffia westgatei Ulrich and Cooper figs. pl. 37, figs 4, 6, 9
1989Taffia westgatei Cocks and Rong p. 94

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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
genusTaffia
specieswestgatei

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