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Glyptotoma

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Taxonomy
Glyptotoma was named by Casey (1904) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l T Ol Sepkoski's reference number: 700].

It was assigned to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Coninae by Garvie (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Glyptotoma Casey
2002Glyptotoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Glyptotoma Garvie p. 145

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyConidaeFleming 1822
subfamilyConinaeFleming 1822
genusGlyptotomaCasey 1904

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 2013Shell small, biconical, robust; spire relatively straight. Protoconch of 3–4 smooth whorls; tip immersed; final quarter whorl with riblets that quickly merge into teleoconch sculpture. Body whorl tapering to slightly flexed, spout-like anterior canal. Adult sculpture of strong nodose spirals and strong growth lines. Sinus V-shaped, with apex broadly U-shaped on peripheral carina. Outer lip lirate; columella with with 2 or 3 prominent wide swellings posteriorly (revised from Casey, 1904).