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Latirus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Latirus Monfort
1921Lathyrus Vredenburg p. 287
1931Latirus Olsson p. 107
1953Latirus Olsson and Harbison p. 214
1960Latirus MacNeil p. 83
1964Latirus Sohl p. 219
1964Latirus Woodring p. 274
1977Latirus Ladd p. 55
1982Latirus Ladd p. 51
1994Latirus Wilson p. 70
2001Latirus Todd
2002Latirus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Latirus Snyder p. 22
2006Latirus Vermeij and Snyder

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyFasciolariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyPeristerniinaeTryon 1880
genusLatirusMonfort 1810

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
G. J. Vermeij and M. A. Snyder 2006Shell medium to large in size, maximum height 50 mm to 113 mm, fusiform, basally constricted; whorls of teleoconch shouldered; last teleoconch whorl typically with two spiral rows of nodes, one at shoulder angulation, the other at central cord, the two rows connected by rounded axial ribs; outer lip of adult minutely reflected, its edge with paired crenations on central sector; adapical and abapical sectors of outer lip concave; inner side of outer lip with beaded lirae or rarely smooth, none of the lirae enlarged to form denticles; inner lip with three or four oblique abapical folds, and in the adult a parietal nodule at adapical end; pseudoumbilicus usually present.