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Tenuicerithium ascensum

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Pleisotrochidae

Taxonomy
Tenuicerithium ascensum was named by Hoerle (1972). Its type specimen is USNM 646959, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is TU 459 - Taylor Branch, which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Tenuicerithium ascensum Hoerle pp. 11-12 figs. pl. 2, fig. 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCampaniloideaDouvillé 1904
familyPleisotrochidaeHoubrick 1990
genusTenuicerithiumCossmann 1896
speciesascensum

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available