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Torquifer pittorum

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Torquifer pittorum was named by Roth (1981). Its type specimen is CAS 60375, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is CASG Loc. 58335 - Isla Payardi [middle Gatun Fm], which is in a Tortonian marine sandstone in the Gatun Formation of Panama. It is the type species of Torquifer.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Torquifer pittorum Roth pp. 150-152 figs. pl. 1, figs. 1-4, 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyMelongenidaeGill 1867
genusTorquifer
speciespittorum

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