|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae
It was reranked as Adelomelon (Pachycymbiola) by Weaver and DuPont (1970).
It was assigned to Volutidae by Ihering (1907); to Adelomelon by Weaver and DuPont (1970); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Zidoninae by Nielsen and Frassinetti (2007).
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.
|S. N. Nielsen and D. Frassinetti 2007||Shell medium to large (up to 185 mm) and heavy, subglobose with depressed spire. Protoconch rather small with blunt apex. Teleoconch smooth or with spiral cords. Nodules to heavy spines present in some species. Last whorl large, with elongate-oval aperture. Columella with two or more folds.|