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Obolella vermilionensis

Obolellata - Obolellida - Obolellidae

Taxonomy
Obolella vermilionensis was named by Walcott (1912). Its type specimen is USNM 56606a, a valve (ventral valve internal mold), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Obolella vermilionensis Walcott p. 598 figs. 53A-E
1977Obolella vermilionensis Rowell pp. 75 - 76 figs. P1. 1, fig. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
PanbrachiopodaCarlson and Cohen 2020
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classObolellata
orderObolellidaRowell 1965
superfamilyObolelloideaWalcott and Schuchert 1908
familyObolellidaeWalcott and Schuchert 1908
genusObolella
speciesvermilionensis

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.

Obolella vermilionensis Walcott 1912
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calciteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 1.0 to < 10g
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10g
Environment: marineuc
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yesp
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-06-02 13:41:15
Modified: 2009-06-02 15:41:15
Source: g = genus, o = order, c = class, p = phylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Nesnidal et al. 2013, Hendy 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Montezuman to the top of the Dyeran or 520.00000 to 511.20000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Montezuman520.0 - 515.3USA (California) Obolella vermilionensis (203379)
Dyeran515.3 - 511.2USA (California) Obolella vermilionensis (226565 226589 226617 226621)