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Lucidestea

Gastropoda - Rissoidae

Taxonomy
Lucidestea was named by Laseron (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R Sepkoski's reference number: 650]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Rissoidae by Ponder (1984); to Rissoinae by Vaught et al. (1989); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Lucidestea Laseron
1984Lucidestea Ponder p. 66
1989Lucidestea Vaught et al.
2002Lucidestea 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
genusLucidesteaLaseron 1956

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: minute, conic to ovate-conic, rather solid, non-umbilicate to narrowly umbilicate, smooth or with fine spiral sculpture, aperture with simple peristome, oval, with weak posterior angulation but no channel. Outer lip orthocline with weak to moderate external varix (Fig. 121A, F). Protoconch dome-shaped, of about 1 Yz whorls, smooth except for a weak spiral cord on last Y2 whorl; growth lines strongly curved in sinusigera form (Fig. 121B, H).