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Palaeorhaphis

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Taxonomy
Palaeorhaphis was named by Stewart (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l Sepkoski's reference number: 700].

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Palaeorhaphis Stewart
2002Palaeorhaphis Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Palaeorhaphis Garvie p. 51

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyFasciolariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyFasciolariinaeGray 1853
genusPalaeorhaphisStewart 1927

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 elongate-fusiform; protoconch of 3 smooth whorls; early teleoconch with vertical axial ribs and spiral lines, later whorls much smoother; 2 subsutural revolving grooves; 2 or 3 weak columellar plications far within aperture.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:21:16
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:21:16
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Selandian to the top of the Thanetian or 61.60000 to 56.00000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Selandian61.6 - 59.2USA (Texas) P. palaeocenica (178129)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Alabama) P. pergracilis (90818 92352 98257 98371)