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Stelzneria

Gastropoda - Trochidae

Taxonomy
Stelzneria was named by Geinitz (1874) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno]. Its type is Stelzneria cepaceum.

It was assigned to Trochidae by Geinitz (1874); to Stiliferidae by Kabat (1991); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Stelzneria Geinitz p. 257
1991Stelzneria Kabat p. 437
2002Stelzneria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTrochidaeRafinesque 1815
genusStelzneria

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. B. Geinitz 1874Schale oval-kreiselförmig mit einem hervorstehenden Gewinde, an der Basis verengt und abgestutzt. Die kleine am unteren Ende der Schale liegende Mündung ist rundlich und zieht sich nach dem früheren Umgange hin in einen canalartigen Fortsatz aus; der indess nur durch das Zusammenstoasen der Aussenund Innenlippe der Mündung geschlossen erscheint.