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Sirius

Gastropoda - Capulidae

Taxonomy
Sirius was named by Hedley (1900) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 530]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Capulidae by Wilson (1993); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Sirius Hedley
1993Sirius Wilson p. 166
2002Sirius Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCapuloideaFleming 1822
familyCapulidaeFleming 1822
genusSiriusHedley 1900

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:46:36
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:46:36
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Oligocene to the top of the Middle Miocene or 33.90000 to 11.60800 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Australia (Victoria) S. subquadratus (71236)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Australia (Victoria) Trichotropis apicilirata (72223)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Australia (Victoria) Trichotropis subquadrata (72210)