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Sassia carmenensis

Gastropoda - Ranellidae

Taxonomy
Sassia carmenensis was named by Clark and Durham (1946). Its type specimen is CAS 31694, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is C.A.S. locality 31694, Colombia, which is in the Bartonian of sandstone Colombia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1946Sassia carmenensis Clark and Durham p. 36 figs. pl. 22, fig. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
familyRanellidaeGray 1854
subfamilyCymatiinaeIredale 1913
genusSassia(Bellardi 1872)
speciescarmenensis

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:59:47
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:59:47
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Bartonian or 41.30000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Colombia (Bolivar) Sassia carmenensis (type locality: 3312)