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Obolella atlantica

Obolellata - Obolellida - Obolellidae

Taxonomy
Obolella atlantica was named by Walcott (1890). Its type specimen is USNM 18322 and is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Obolella atlantica Walcott p. 36
1977Obolella atlantica Cocks p. 32
1988Obolella atlantica Landing figs. 12.4-7

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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
speciesatlantica

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 atlantica Walcott 1890
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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 Branchian to the top of the Furongian or 517.10000 to 485.40000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Branchian517.1 - 509.0USA (Massachusetts) Obolella atlantica (56854)
Branchian517.1 - 509.0Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) Obolella atlantica (99495)
Furongian497.0 - 485.4Svalbard and Jan Mayen Obolella atlantica (212582)