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Gastropoda (snail)

Gastropoda -

Subtaxa
Acteonoidea, Admetidae, Alamirifica, Alectrionidae, Amphigastropoda, Archaeobranchia, Archaeogastropoda, Auroraella, Beekmanoceras, Bellerophontida, Bicuerda, Brachycerithium, Briardia, Bucardites, Buccinites, Bulimella, Bulimulidae, Bulimus, Cavolinioidea, Chartrionella, Chippewaella, Chlathrus, Chuchleconus, Cithna, Cocculiniformia, Cyclostoma, Cyclostremella, Dextrobranchia, Dicathais (syn. Calusathais), Dicosmus, Elmira, Eogastropoda (syn. Euomphalomorpha), Euthyneura, Fruiticicoiidae, Galeodea schencki, Galericulus, Globulitopa, Gordenella, Hecatastoma, Helicarionoidea, Helicites, Helictes, Helminthoglyptidae, Holyneconcha, Hyalaea, Hypsogastropoda, Hyrcania, Isaea, Iteria, Juliidae, Liris, Lovonemetrida, Luoguella, Luoguispira, Lysechinus, Lysechinus incongruens, Mahajangina, Mathildidae, Microcochlis, Mitrularia, Neptuneidae, Neritaemorpha, Neritimorpha, Notodelphinula, Opisthobranchia, Opisthonematidae, Orthogastropoda, Oxychilus, Pectinibranchia, Peraubium, Phorus, Pitonnellus, Platyostomella, Platystoma, Plectopyloidea, Plicatusidae, Polygyridae, Pragoserpulinidae, Prasinidae, Prosobranchia, Pseudobrochidium, Pseudotylostoma, Ptenoglossa, Pteronotus, Pteropoda, Pulmonata, Pupillacea, Pythia, Rhytidopilidae, Rotellina, Scalariidae, Serpulopsis, Siphonaliidae, Sorbeoconcha, Spiraxidae, Spirgvaleia, Stramonita petrosa, Streptoneura, Stuorilda, Suprazonalia, Taeniodomus, Tectibranchia, Thatcheriidae, Tirolthilda, Tornatella, Tortifusus, Toxonema, Tripartella, Trochiletes, Trochonematoidea (syn. Lophospiroidea, Lophospiroidea), Trochopsis, Trochotremaria, Trochulus (syn. Trichia), Urocoptidae, Zeminolia, Zlichovia
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1797Gastropoda Cuvier
1855Stramonita petrosa Conrad
1897Lysechinus Gregory p. 1000
1897Lysechinus incongruens Gregory p. 1000 figs. Pl 51
1936Beekmanoceras Ulrich and Foerste p. 264
1943Beekmanoceras Ulrich et al.
1963Galeodea schencki Weaver and Kleinpell
1964Beekmanoceras Teichert et al. p. 360
1966Lysechinus Fell and Pawson p. U437
1976Gastropoda Givens and Kennedy p. 960
1984Gastropoda Squires p. 16
1987Gastropoda Popenoe et al. p. 75
1987Gastropoda Ward and Blackwelder p. 131
1988Gastropoda Squires p. 7
1989Gastropoda Shoshani et al. p. 435
1989Gastropoda Squires et al. p. 212
1998Gastropoda Barnes p. 268
1998Gastropoda Saul and Squires p. 466
2002Beekmanoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Gastropoda Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Gastropoda Saul and Squires p. 444
2005Gastropoda Bouchet et al. p. 242
2006Gastropoda Giribet et al. p. 7724

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
classGastropodaCuvier 1797

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
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
height138.002.5091.47.2023.8
shell height48.784.5042.25.6018.5

Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Atdabanian to the top of the Holocene or 520.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 516.0 Ma

Collections (24200 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Mexico (Oaxaca) Gastropoda indet. (133614)
Paleozoic541.0 - 252.17USA (Alaska) Gastropoda indet. (112500 112509 112510 112511)
Tommotian - Botomian530.0 - 513.0China (Hubei) Gastropoda indet. (10500)
Atdabanian520.0 - 516.0Poland Gastropoda indet. (7905)
Botomian516.0 - 513.0Australia (South Australia) Gastropoda indet. (42285)
Botomian - Lenian516.0 - 513.0Russian Federation (Transbaikalia) Gastropoda indet. (10007)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Missouri) Gastropoda indet., Strepsodiscus major (9625) Strepsodiscus major (158316)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4Antarctica (Elsemere Island) Euomphalus splettstoesseri (99793 99795)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Wisconsin) Chippewaella patellitheca (8233)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4Canada (Nunavut) Gastropoda indet. (10776)
Franconian501.0 - 485.4USA (Colorado) Strepsodiscus major (56818)
Steptoean501.0 - 485.4USA (Minnesota) Euomphalus strongi, Hypseloconus franconiensis (156300)
Trempealeauan501.0 - 485.4Canada (Newfoundland) Sinuopea sp. (196076)
Trempealeauan501.0 - 485.4USA (New York) Pelagiella hoyti (74540)
Trempealeauan501.0 - 485.4USA (Missouri) Dirhachopea abrupta (154348) Dirhachopea appressa (154349) Dirhachopea appressa, Dirhachopea intermedia, Rhachopea typica (154351) Dirhachopea normalis, Rhachopea transitans (154353) Dirhachopea sp., Taeniospira sp. (93582) Dirhachopea subrotunda, Schizopea typica (98344) Gastropoda indet., Strepsodiscus paucivoluta (8232) Jarlopsis conicus, Gasconadia putilla (98340) Rhachopea elevata (154352) Schizopea normalis (64586) Strepsodiscus paucivoluta (8695) Taeniospira emminencis, Dirhachopea appressa, Dirhachopea corrugata, Rhachopea typica (154350) Taeniospira emminencis, Dirhachopea intermedia (98342) Taeniospira emminencis, Dirhachopea subrotunda, Schizopea typica (98345)
Trempealeauan501.0 - 485.4USA (Nevada) Archaeogastropoda indet. (50831)
Trempealeauan501.0 - 485.4USA (Wisconsin) Dirhachopea sp. (256) Holopea sweeti (93598) Straparollus primordialis, Pleurotomaria advena (154375)
Trempealeauan501.0 - 485.4USA (Alabama) Schizopea washburnei (157241)
Sunwaptan498.5 - 485.4Canada (Quebec) Chalarostrepsis praecursor (56819)
Sunwaptan498.5 - 485.4USA (New York) Archaeogastropoda indet., Murchisonia sp. (257 85185) Pleurotomariacea gen. indet (85187)