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Wortheniella gigas

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Wortheniellidae

Taxonomy
Worthenia gigas was named by Koken (1898).

It was recombined as Worthenia (Humiliworthenia) gigas by Yin and Yochelson (1983); it was recombined as Wortheniella gigas by Stiller (2001).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Worthenia gigas Koken
1974Worthenia gigas Yu et al. p. 321 figs. Pl 171, figs 20,21
1983Worthenia (Humiliworthenia) gigas Yin and Yochelson p. 180 figs. 6D-F
2001Wortheniella gigas Stiller

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropoda
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyEotomarioidea
familyWortheniellidae
genusWortheniellaSchwardt 1992
speciesgigas(Koken 1898)

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.

Wortheniella gigas Koken 1898
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmean
shell height123.7

Composition: aragoniteo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: detritivoreo
Vision: limitedo
Created: 2009-09-21 10:40:01
Modified: 2024-02-04 19:53:32
Source: o = order
Reference: Bambach et al. 2007

Age range: Anisian or 247.20000 to 242.00000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Worthenia gigas (98055)
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Worthenia gigas (44255) Wortheniella gigas (31619)