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Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) sawkinsi

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Typhis sawkinsi was named by Mansfield (1925) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene; Trinidad and Tobago.]. Its type specimen is USNM 352673, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS 9219 - Brasso Clay, which is in a Miocene marine claystone in the Brasso Clay Formation of Trinidad and Tobago.

It was recombined as Laevityphis (Laevityphis) sawkinsi by Keen (1944); it was recombined as Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) sawkinsi by Gertman (1969) and Perrilliat (1992).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Typhis sawkinsi Mansfield p. 48 figs. pl. 2, fig. 11
1944Laevityphis (Laevityphis) sawkinsi Keen pp. 59, 67
1969Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) sawkinsi Gertman p. 175
1992Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) sawkinsi Perrilliat p. 25

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
genusSiphonochelusJousseaume 1880
subgenusLaevityphis(Cossmann 1903)
speciessawkinsi()

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