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Pseudotorinia

Gastropoda - Architectonicidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Pseudotorinia Sacco
1930Awarua Mestayer
1947Architectonica (Pseudotorinia) Gardner p. 589
1948Architectonica (Pseudotorinia) Gardner
1952Punjabia Eames p. 38
1972Architectonica (Pseudotorinia) Ladd p. 18
1972Architectonica (Pseudotorinia) Perrilliat p. 37
1982Architectonica (Pseudotorinia) Ladd p. 31
1987Architectonica (Pseudotorinia) Perrilliat p. 14
2001Pseudotorinia Todd
2002Pseudotorinia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Punjabia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderHeterobranchiaGray 1840
superfamilyArchitectonicoideaGray 1840
familyArchitectonicidaeGray 1850
genusPseudotoriniaSacco 1892

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
F. E. Eames 1952 (Punjabia)Small, discoidal, flat above, convex and carinate below; protoconch smooth, planorbiform, large, of at least two whorls, separated from brephic stage by a transverse, raised ridge; upper surface with a sutural and a peripheral row of nodes which are joined by axial ribs; lateral margin with fine spiral threads between the peripheral row of nodes above and the row of nodes limiting the moderately wide umbilicus below; axial ribs run into the umbilicus from the row of nodes limiting it; whorl section pentangular.