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Mnestia

Gastropoda - Scaphandridae

Taxonomy
Mnestia was named by Adams and A (1854) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Cylichna (Mnestia) by Abrard (1847) and Kuster-Wendenburg (1973); it was reranked as Roxania (Mnestia) by Cossmann (1895).

It was assigned to Roxania by Cossmann (1895); to Cylichna by Abrard (1847) and Kuster-Wendenburg (1973); to Cylichnidae by Dockery (1977); to Cephalaspida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Scaphandridae by Marquet et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Cylichna (Mnestia) Abrard
1854Mnestia Adams and A.
1895Roxania (Mnestia) Cossmann p. 100
1973Cylichna (Mnestia) Kuster-Wendenburg p. 151
1977Mnestia Dockery p. 103
2002Mnestia Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Mnestia Marquet et al. p. 64

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderHeterobranchiaGray 1840
superfamilyPyramidelloidea(Gray 1840)
familyScaphandridaeSars 1878
genusMnestiaAdams and A 1854

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilesuperf
Life habit: epifaunalsuperf
Diet: carnivoresuperf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:35:19
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:35:19
Source: superf = superfamily, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Selandian to the top of the Early/Lower Oligocene or 61.60000 to 28.40000 Ma

Collections (63 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Selandian61.6 - 59.2USA (Texas) M. ovata (178129)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Texas) M. ovata (205455)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Texas) M. confusa (84325 178054) M. confusa, M. rotunda (7788 7789 84337) M. confusa, M. rotunda, M. sp. (83950)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Belgium M. semistriata, M. flandrica (77608)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Belgium M. semistriata (77611)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Texas) M. confusa (205521) M. confusa, M. rotunda, M. sp. (205520) M. dekayi (205421) M. rotunda, M. confusa (205533)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0USA (Alabama) M. dekayi (205490)
Lutetian - Priabonian47.8 - 33.9USA (Mississippi) M. meyeri (1283 1285 1293 1433 1434)
Lutetian - Priabonian47.8 - 33.9USA (Louisiana) M. meyeri (1414)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Texas) M. dekayi (90656 91119 205266 205422 205430 205433 205480 205483 205484 205485 205531) M. dekayi, M. sp. (205410) M. sp. (205264 205267)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (South Carolina) M. dekayi (92308 92355)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) M. dekayi (90600)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Mississippi) M. meyeri (90643 90704 164232 205526)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Louisiana) M. dekayi (98787)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Mississippi) M. meyeri (6802)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4France (Essonne) Atys turgidulus (9076 9077 9131 9134 9169 9171 9172 9173 9174 9175 9177 9179 9180 9181 9182 9183)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Belgium M. turgidula (111368 111371)
Oligocene33.9 - 23.03France (Essonne) Atys turgidulus (9270)