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Gastropoda -

Hypsogastropoda was named by Ponder and Lindberg (1997) [m. kosnik taxon no: 7674]. It is extant.

It was reranked as the superorder Hypsogastropoda by Harzhauser (2004) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

It was assigned to Orthogastropoda by Harzhauser (2004); to Gastropoda by Bouchet et al. (2005); and to Sorbeoconcha by Beesley (1998) and Harzhauser (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Hypsogastropoda Ponder and Lindberg
1998Hypsogastropoda Beesley p. 607
2004Hypsogastropoda Harzhauser p. 126
2005Hypsogastropoda Bouchet et al. p. 249
2007Hypsogastropoda Harzhauser p. 98

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Homerian to the top of the Holocene or 430.50000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 427.4 Ma

Collections (8743 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Homerian430.5 - 427.4United Kingdom (England) Capulus haliotis (23057)
Homerian430.5 - 427.4Sweden (Gotland) Rothpletzia sp. (13600)
Pridoli423.0 - 419.2Morocco Capulus sp. (27393)
Givetian387.7 - 382.7Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Natica sp. (44178)
Frasnian382.7 - 372.2Canada (Alberta) Turbinopsis sp. (657)
Meramecian345.0 - 336.0USA (Indiana) Natica littonana (129912)
Holkerian342.8 - 339.4Belgium Vermetidae indet. (76654 76656)
Holkerian - Asbian342.8 - 336.0United Kingdom (Wales) Vermetidae indet. (36673)
Asbian339.4 - 336.0United Kingdom (England) Capulus sp. (5995)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9China (Guizhou) Choristes sp. (76758)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5Bolivia Natica buccinoides, Natica antisiensis (133181)
Permian298.9 - 252.17USA (Alaska) Capulus sp. (112199)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1Australia (New South Wales) Natica sp., Patella tenella (119250)
Artinskian - Kungurian290.1 - 272.3Indonesia Capulus pretiosus, Capulus tenellus (39614)
Artinskian - Guadalupian290.1 - 259.9Indonesia (Timor) Capulus angustus (205609) Capulus complicatus (205608) Capulus sp. (205600) Capulus tortus (205604)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Malaysia (Perak) Omphaloptychia sp., Omphaloptychia paleozoica, Omphaloptychia cingulata, Trypanostylus triadicus (62131)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Australia (New South Wales) Capulus sp. (161842)
Roadian - Wordian272.3 - 265.1Indonesia Capulus pretiosus (39610)
Roadian - Wuchiapingian272.3 - 254.17Indonesia Capulus sp., Capulus humilis, Capulus hanieli, Capulus varians, Capulus welteri, Capulus sundaicus (118268)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9Japan Omphaloptycha sp. (109667)