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Cingula (Lirocingula)

Gastropoda - Rissoidae

Taxonomy
Cingula (Lirocingula) was named by Ponder (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R Sepkoski's reference number: 650]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Lirocingula by Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Cingula by Ponder (1984); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Cingula (Lirocingula) Ponder pp. 53 - 54
2002Lirocingula Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
Discopoda(Fischer 1884)
superfamilyRissooideaGray 1847
familyRissoidaeGray 1847
subfamilyRissoinaeGray 1847
genusCingulaFleming 1818
subgenusLirocingula

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
W. F. Ponder 1984Shell: ovate-conic, non-umbilicate, with strong to sub-obsolete spiral sculpture, often with spiral keels. Aperture with simple peristome, angled but not channelled posteriorly, rounded anteriorly, with prosocline or orthocline outer lip; with or without a varix (Figs 106C, D, F; 107A, C, E, G; lOSA). Protoconch sculptured with smooth spiral lirae and close, irregular, axial, lamellate threads between, or zigzag, spiral lirae (Figs 106E, G; 107B, D, F; lOSB).