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Retispira culleni

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Knightites (Retispira) culleni was named by Campbell and Engel (1963). Its type specimen is F.7534, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is L76, Rangari Section, 6.2 km north, 2.5 km east of Kelvin, which is in a Kinderhookian carbonate limestone in the Rangari limestone Formation of Australia.

It was recombined as Retispira culleni by Cook et al. (2003) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Knightites (Retispira) culleni Campbell and Engel p. 89–90 figs. pl. 6 f. 27-33
2003Retispira culleni Cook et al. p. 184
2017Retispira culleni Wagner p. S4748

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBellerophontidae
subfamilyKnightitinae
genusRetispira
speciesculleni()

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
No diagnoses are available