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Eocythara

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda

Taxonomy
Eocythara was named by Garvie (1996) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1248].

It was assigned to Clathurellinae by Garvie (1996); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Eocythara Garvie pp. 102 - 103
2002Eocythara Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
subfamilyClathurellinaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusEocythara

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
C. L. Garvie 1996Protoconch of about three and one-quarter whorls, the fnst one to one and one-quarter smooth, the remainder with fine protractive riblets. Adult sculpture of longitudinal rounded costae, spiral fines and a surface which is minutely imbricated or "frosted". Sinus moderately deep, V-shaped, weakly sinuous near the suture. Aperture long with two callus pads on the interior, marking each end of the sinus. Columella straight, smooth and angled to the left. Outer lip sharp, convex below the middle and with a weak stromboid notch. Basal notch not present or only obscurely so.