Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Striatestea

Gastropoda - Rissoidae

Taxonomy
Striatestea was named by Powell (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 681]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Rissoidae by Ponder (1984) and Avila et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Striatestea Powell p. 544
1984Striatestea Ponder p. 92
2002Striatesta Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Striatestea Avila et al. p. 4

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

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
genusStriatesteaPowell 1927

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: minute, thin, shining, elongateconic, non-umbilicate. Aperture somewhat D-shaped, peristome simple; outer lip orthocline, sometimes flanged, with weak, narrow varix, slightly thickened internally; inner lip narrow, slightly concave. Weak but distinct spiral cords on base, remainder of shell smooth (Fig. 93F). Protoconch conical, apex pointed with about 1 Yz whorls, microsculpture of minute, shallow pits (Fig. 93G).