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Gastropoda -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Mesogastropoda Thiele
1959Caenogastropoda Cox
1960Caenogastropoda Knight et al. p. 311
1970Mesogastropoda Addicott p. 45
1976Mesogastropoda Givens and Kennedy p. 963
1980Mesogastropoda Hickman p. 23
1983Mesogastropoda Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 99
1984Mesogastropoda Squires p. 17
1987Mesogastropoda Popenoe et al. p. 75
1987Mesogastropoda Squires p. 24
1988Caenogastropoda Ponder and Warén p. 289
1988Mesogastropoda Ponder and Warén p. 292
1988Mesogastropoda Squires p. 10
1989Mesogastropoda Shoshani et al. p. 435
1992Caenogastropoda Petuch p. 68
1992Caenogastropoda Ward p. 115
1998Caenogastropoda Beesley p. 607
1998Caenogastropoda Saul and Squires p. 466
1999Caenogastropoda Squires p. 15
2001Caenogastropoda Lozouet et al. p. 21
2004Caenogastropoda Harzhauser p. 110
2005Caenogastropoda Bouchet et al. p. 257
2006Caenogastropoda Vega et al. p. 325
2007Caenogastropoda Harzhauser p. 85
2013Caenogastropoda Squires p. 828
2014Caenogastropoda Amano and Little p. 164

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Floian to the top of the Holocene or 477.70000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 470.0 Ma

Collections (9146 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Floian477.7 - 470.0France (Montagne Noire) Vexillum rouvillei (20827)
Caradocian460.9 - 449.5Ireland Harpidae indet. (182517)
Rocklandian460.9 - 449.5USA (New York) Caenogastropoda indet. (75226)
Sandbian458.4 - 453.0Czech Republic Turbinella sp. (3856)
Vinice - Late/Upper Ordovician457.5 - 443.4Czech Republic Turbinella sp. (3863)
Sheinwoodian433.4 - 430.5Sweden (Gotland) Macrochilina fenestrata (154965)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Czech Republic (Hlavni města Praha) Auriptygma consepultum (104940)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Czech Republic (Praha) Auriptygma fortior (154949)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Sweden (Gotland) Machrochilina bulimina (13603)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0Canada (Northwest Territories) Mesogastropoda indet. (534)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8Czech Republic (Praha) Auriptygma fortior (155824) Chuchlina minuta, Smichovia inepta (56216)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6Czech Republic (Praha) Chuchlina minuta (56701)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6Czech Republic Perunela bohemica, Zenospira pragensis (153832)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3China (Nei Mongol) Goniasma sp. (49135)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3Australia (New South Wales) Hemizyga granifera (43890)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7USA (Nevada) Oxyspira murphyi (3827 44141) Stegocoelia sp. (3826)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7USA (Michigan) Cerithioides incomptum (102527)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7Canada (Ontario) Cerithioides incomptum (102528)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7USA (Alaska) Stegocoelia sp. (3639)
Middle Devonian393.3 - 382.7USA (Alaska) Murchisonia angulata (111900)