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Volvulella (Volvulella) oxytata

Gastropoda - Cephalaspidea - Retusidae

Volvula oxytata was named by Bush (1885) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Western Atlantic]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Bulla (Volvula) oxytata by Toula (1908); it was recombined as Volvulella (Volvulella) oxytata by Woodring (1970).

  • Volvula cylindrica was named by Gabb (1873) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene-Pliocene; Caribbean.]. It is a 3D body fossil.

    It was replaced with Volvula cercadensis by Van Winkle (1921); it was replaced with Volvula oxytata by Woodring (1928); it was synonymized subjectively with Volvulella (Volvulella) oxytata by Woodring (1970).
  • Volvula cercadensis was named by Van Winkle (1921). It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Volvulella (Volvulella) oxytata by Woodring (1970).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Volvula cylindrica Gabb p. 246
1885Volvula oxytata Bush p. 468 figs. pl. 35, fig. 12
1908Bulla (Volvula) oxytata Toula p. 709
1917Volvula oxytata Maury p. 16
1917Volvula cylindrica Maury p. 246
1921Volvula cercadensis Van Winkle p. 6
1922Volvula cylindrica Olsson p. 34
1970Volvulella (Volvulella) oxytata Woodring p. 425

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOpisthobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
orderCephalaspideaFischer 1883
superfamilyPhilinoideaGray 1850
familyRetusidaeThiele 1925
genusVolvulellaNewton 1891
subgenusVolvulellaNewton 1891
speciesoxytata(Bush 1885)

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