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Stosicia

Gastropoda - Rissoidae

Taxonomy
Stosicia was named by Brusina (1870) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 650]. It is extant.

It was corrected as Stossichia by Harzhauser (2002); it was reranked as Zebina (Stossichia) by Mandic et al. (2002).

It was assigned to Rissooidea by Dockery (1993); to Zebina by Mandic et al. (2002); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Rissoidae by Ponder (1984), Harzhauser (2002) and Rolan et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Stosicia Brusina
1984Stosicia Ponder pp. 92 - 94
1993Stosicia Dockery p. 54
2002Stossichia Harzhauser p. 79
2002Zebina (Stossichia) Mandic et al. p. 300
2002Stosicia Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Stosicia Rolan et al. p. 1

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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
Discopoda(Fischer 1884)
superfamilyRissooideaGray 1847
familyRissoidaeGray 1847
genusStosiciaBrusina 1870

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
W. F. Ponder 1984Shell: small, ovate-conic, solid, nonumbilicate, with spiral cords or clathrate sculpture. Microsculpture of fine, close axial lamellae in interstices (Fig. 141D, G). Aperture ovate, with shallow posterior channel and an anterior channel which is usually broad and deep; peristome simple. Outer lip with prominent varix, more or less orthocline to slightly opisthocline. Columella simple or with prominent angulation (sometimes swollen to form a denticle) at inner end of anterior canal. Protoconch multi spiral or paucispiral, dome-shaped to conical, smooth (Fig. 14lB, F).