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Eohalobia

Aculifera - Halkieriidae

Taxonomy
Eohalobia was named by Luo et al. (1982) [Jiang in Luo, Jiang, Wu, Song & Ouyang 1982 Sepkoski's age data: Cm Tomm-u Sepkoski's reference number: 951,1006]. It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Ocruranus by Vendrasco et al. (2009).

It was assigned to Mollusca by Sepkoski (2002); to Halwaxida by Conway Morris and Caron (2007); and to Halkieriinae by Parkhaev and Demidenko (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Zeugites Qian et al.
1982Eohalobia Luo et al. p. 194
1982Parapunctella Luo and Jiang p. 196
1987Meishucunchiton pp. 110 - 111
2002Eohalobia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Parapunctella Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Eohalobia Conway Morris and Caron p. 1258
2010Eohalobia Parkhaev and Demidenko p. 983

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
Sachitida(He 1980)
classAculiferaBlumrich 1891
familyHalkieriidae
subfamilyHalkieriinaePoulson 1967
genusEohalobia

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
P. Y. Parkhaev and Y. Demidenko 2010"Shell low conical, wide. Apex inclined and shifted up to anterior shell margin. Posterior field slightly convex, with more prominent bent near aperture. Lateral fields hardly convex, anterior field completely occupied by wide, arcuate or subtriangular sinus. Aperture rounded triangular with rectified anterior margin. External shell surface bears growth lines. Surface of internal mold smooth or ornamented by faint radial folds."