|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae
It was assigned to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Zidoninae by Darragh (1989) and Nielsen and Frassinetti (2007); and to Volutidae by Gordillo (1991), Frassinetti and Covacevich (1999) and Nielson and Valdovinos (2008).
|Year||Name and author|
|1906||Adelomelon Dall p. 143|
|1954||Janeithoe Pilsbry and Olsson p. 295|
|1989||Adelomelon Darragh p. 237|
|1991||Adelomelon Gordillo p. 129|
|1999||Adelomelon Frassinetti and Covacevich p. 53|
|2002||Adelomelon Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2007||Adelomelon Nielsen and Frassinetti p. 90|
|2008||Adelomelon Nielson and Valdovinos p. 210|
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|S. N. Nielsen and D. Frassinetti 2007||Shell elongate-oval to barrel-shaped, aperture about twice height of spire. Protoconch unknown. Teleoconch of about six whorls. Whorls convex, broad subsutural ramp slightly concave. Moderately strong, elongate nodes on shoulder present, hinted at, or absent. Suture slightly depressed. Numerous rounded spiral cords present over whole teleoconch, secondary threads present on some specimens. Interspaces equal or narrower to spirals. Last whorl constricted to form slightly twisted, wide siphonal canal. Fasciole prominent. Aperture elongate-oval. Columella slightly bent, bearing three folds. Well-defined parietal callus present. Height up to 140 mm.|