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Bullia altilis

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Ancillaria altile was named by Conrad (1832) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle-Upper Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 14644, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was corrected as Ancillaria altilis by Conrad (1834); it was recombined as Ancilla altilis by Conrad (1854); it was recombined as Ancillopsis altile by Conrad (1865); it was recombined as Ancillaria (Ancillopsis) altile by Tryon (1883); it was recombined as Buccinanops altile by Cossmann (1893); it was misspelled as Ancyllaria altilis by d'Orbigny (1850); it was recombined as Bullia altilis by Price and Palmer (1928) and Palmer and Brann (1966).

  • Anolax gigantea was named by Lea (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle-Late Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 5909, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Bullia altilis by Palmer and Brann (1966).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1832Ancillaria altile Conrad p. 24 figs. pl. 10, fig. 2
1833Anolax gigantea Lea p. 180 figs. pl. 6, fig. 193
1834Ancillaria altilis Conrad p. 5
1850Ancyllaria altilis d'Orbigny p. 352
1854Ancilla altilis Conrad p. 30
1865Ancillopsis altile Conrad p. 22
1883Ancillaria (Ancillopsis) altile Tryon p. 61
1893Buccinanops altile Cossmann p. 33
1928Bullia altilis Price and Palmer p. 28
1966Bullia altilis Palmer and Brann p. 542

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNassariidaeIredale 1916
genusBulliaGray 1834
speciesaltilis(Conrad 1832)

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