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Teneposita

Gastropoda - Aporrhaidae

Taxonomy
Teneposita was named by Loch (1989) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-l].

It was assigned to Aporrhaidae by Loch (1989) and Roy (1994); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Teneposita Loch pp. 574 - 575
1994Teneposita Roy p. 295
2002Teneposita 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
superfamilyStromboidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyAporrhaidaeGray 1850
genusTeneposita

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
Loch 1989Small (<3 cm), high-spired aporrhaid gastropod; typical alate outer lip drawn into two unequallabral digitations; inner lip moderately callused, callus extending across columellar axis and into an opposing third digitation; posterior canal adnate to spire, extending beyond арех; anterior canal directed ventrally at base of body whorl continuing long and straight; aperture elliptical; apertural denticulations along peripheral margin of outer lip; spire omamented with spiral threads and transverse ribs in later whorls.