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Tintorium

Gastropoda -

Taxonomy
Tintorium was named by Sohl (1960) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-u K Maes].

It was assigned to Cymatiidae by Sohl (1960); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Tonnoidea by Hikuroa and Kaim (2007).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Tintorium Sohl
2002Tintorium Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Tintorium Hikuroa and Kaim p. 118

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
genusTintoriumSohl 1960

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
N. F. Sohl 1960Shell small; spire high and turriculate; whorls ornamented by sinuous round-topped transverse costae that develop to varices about every two-thirds of a volution; fine spiral lirae with finer spiral threads in their interspaces cover the whorl surfaces and form nodes where they cross the costae. Outer lip of aperture dentate; inner lip has three folds.