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Retispira nodulifera

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Knightites (Retispira) nodulifera was named by Hoare (1961). Its type specimen is U. Missouri 13428, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Loc. 36. Waste banks of the Black Diamond Coal Company mine on the east side of US Hwy. 69, just south of Brush Creek, ~5.0 miles south of Pittsburg, which is in a Desmoinesian marine limestone/shale in the Krebs Formation of Missouri.

It was recombined as Retispira nodulifera by Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Knightites (Retispira) nodulifera Hoare pp. 146 - 147 figs. pl. 19 f. 11-12
1997Knightites (Retispira) nodulifera Hoare et al. p. 1027
2017Retispira nodulifera Wagner p. 4227

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBellerophontidae
subfamilyKnightitinae
genusRetispira
speciesnodulifera()

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