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Varicobela

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda

Taxonomy
Varicobela was named by Casey (1904) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Ol-l Sepkoski's reference number: 852,1248].

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

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Varicobela Casey p. 162
1996Varicobela Garvie pp. 103 - 104
2002Varicobela Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
subfamilyClathurellinaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusVaricobelaCasey 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 1996Shell of moderate size, thick and inflated, with regularly rounded whorls. Protoconch large, broadly conical, of three or four whorls initially smooth, the last whorl with a reticulate pattern. Sculpture of narrow, obliquely sigmoid ribs, fine spiral lines, and occasional varices. Aperture half the length of the shcl], obUque; canal short and narrow; inner lip smooth; labrum thickened and smooth.