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Pericarinata

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Taxonomy
Pericarinata was named by Pan (1982) [Sepkoski's age data: J l Sepkoski's reference number: ZR82].

It was assigned to Pseudomelaniidae by Pan (1982); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Pericarinata Pan pp. 97, 107
2002Pericarinata Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTurridaeSwainson 1840
familyPseudomelaniidaeCossmann 1909
genusPericarinata

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
H. Z. Pan 1982Shell minute in size, ovally conical, slightly convex whorls, lower side of the whorl bearing a strongly sharp peripheral carina in the nepionic stage and outer side of the whorl is flat concave, forming a spiral depression, peripheral carina roundly angled at the lower side of the whorl in ephebic stage, roundly angled shoulder, deep suture, convex base, anomphalous. Aperture nearly pyriform. The surface is ornamented by distinctly fine growth lines and irregularly coarse growth lines.