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Abderospira aldrichi

Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae

Taxonomy
Bulla (Haminea) aldrichi was named by Langdon (1886) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is USNM 638273, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Abderospira aldrichi by Palmer and Brann (1966).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Bulla (Haminea) aldrichi Langdon pp. 208, 209
1966Abderospira aldrichi Palmer and Brann p. 474

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropoda
orderOpisthobranchia(Milne-Edwards 1848)
orderCephalaspideaFischer 1883
superfamilyPhilinoideaGray 1850
familyCylichnidaeAdams 1850
genusAbderospiraDall 1896
speciesaldrichi(Langdon 1886)

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.

Abderospira aldrichi Langdon 1886
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:31:23
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:31:23
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Bartonian or 41.30000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) Abderospira aldrichi (90474 90600 205489)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Texas) Abderospira aldrichi (205410 205480)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Mississippi) Abderospira aldrichi (2436 2437 2444 90706)