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Alabushevothyris

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Alabushevothyrididae

Taxonomy

Species
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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Alabushevothyris Smirnova p. 48
2002Alabusherothyris Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Alabushevothyris Williams et al. p. 2120

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratulidina
superfamilyLoboidothyridoideaMakridin 1964
familyAlabushevothyrididae
genusAlabushevothyris

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
T. N. Smirnova 1994Shells fairly flat or moderately convex, usuallly nonplicate, with fairly straight beak and high false area. Dental lamellae massive and divergent. Umbonal cavities sometimes partly filled with additional calcareous material. Cardinal process tripartite, with double columnar separation of muscle striation. Brachidial loop spinous, triangular, and with long flanges making up 2/3 length of loop