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Rhynchocerithium

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae

Taxonomy
Rhynchocerithium was named by Cossmann (1906) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori K Albi Sepkoski's reference number: 1120].

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); to Cerithiadae by Kaim (2004); to Paracerithiinae by Bandel (2006); and to Procerithiidae by Nützel et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Rhynchocerithium Cossmann
2002Rhynchocerithium Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Rhynchocerithium Kaim p. 46
2006Rhynchocerithium Bandel pp. 67 - 68
2012Rhynchocerithium Nützel et al. p. 57

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyProcerithiidaeCossmann 1905
genusRhynchocerithiumCossmann 1906

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
K. Bandel 2006The genus has a more or less slender protoconch with two to three spiral ribs and a size of over 1 mm in height (GRÜNDEL, 1999, pl. 5, figs. 1–4; 2005, pl. 2, figs. 1, 2).