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Pyramimitra

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Taxonomy
Pyramimitra was named by Conrad (1965) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 700].

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

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Pyramimitra Conrad
1996Pyramimitra Garvie p. 92
2002Pyramimitra Sepkoski, Jr.

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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)
familyTurridaeSwainson 1840
familyClavatulidae(Gray 1853)
genusPyramimitraConrad 1965

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 1996Shell small, slender. Protoconch multispiral, initially smooth, later longitudinally costatc, nucleus small. Whorls feebly convex, with impressed suture and longitudinal ribs and spiral fines. Body whorl one-third to one-half the total height, convex and with short neck. Aperture small, canal short and bent. Columella short, straight, with one to two folds.