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Cyrtostropha salteri

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Taxonomy
Hormotoma salteri was named by Ulrich and Scofield (1897).

It was recombined as Murchisonia (Hormotoma) salteri by Fix (1975); it was recombined as Murchisonia salteri by Wagner (1999); it was recombined as Cyrtostropha salteri by Wagner (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Hormotoma salteri Ulrich and Scofield p. 1016 figs. pl. 70 f. 44-48
1909Hormotoma fasciata Branson p. 45 figs. pl. 7 f. 16
1923Hormotoma salteri Foerste p. 80
1928Hormotoma salteri groenlandica Troedsson p. 17 figs. pl. 3 f. 1-3
1938Hormotoma groenlandica Wilson pp. 29 - 30
1951Hormotoma salteri Wilson
1969Hormotoma salteri Liberty
1975Murchisonia (Hormotoma) salteri Fix p. 87–88
1999Murchisonia salteri Wagner
2017Cyrtostropha salteri Wagner

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyMurchisonioidea()
familyMurchisoniidae
genusCyrtostropha()
speciessalteri()

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
E.B. Branson 1909 (Hormotoma fasciata)Shell large, very loosely coiled, apical angle about sixteen degrees. Band narrow, convex, considerably elevated. Suture very deep, lines of growth coarse, bending strongly backward from the suture to the band. Aperture slightly higher than wide.