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Paraglauconia

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cassiopidae

Taxonomy
Paraglauconia was named by Steinmann (1929) [Sepkoski's age data: K Berr-l K Albi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 815].

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cassiopidae by Bandel (1993) and Banjac et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Paraglauconia Steinmann
1993Paraglauconia Bandel p. 9
2002Paraglauconia Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Paraglauconia Banjac et al. pp. 64 - 65

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyCassiopidae(Beurlen 1967)
genusParaglauconiaSteinmann 1929

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
N. D. Banjac et al. 2007According to
it, the shell is of conical shape with concave whorls.
Ornament consists of two rows of nodes positioned at the apical corner and the edge to the base of whorls. Spiral rows of secondary order may occur. The growth lines bear a wide sinus which reflects a wide lobe at the middle of the outer lip of the aperture.