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Bellerophon lineatus

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Bellerophon lineatus was named by Dechen (1832). It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus by Heidelberger (2001).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1832Bellerophon lineatus Dechen
1835Bellerophon striatus Bronn
1840Bellerophon striatus de Ferrusac and d'Orbigny figs. pl. 7 f. 6-7
1842Bellerophon striatus d’Archiac and de Verneuil p. 353 figs. pl. 28 f. 6
1855Bellerophon lineatus Sandberger and Sandberger p. 179 figs. pl. 22 f. 5
1876Bellerophon striatus Roemer figs. pl. 32 f. 9
1892Bellerophon lineatus Whidborne p. 321 figs. pl. 31 f. 3-6
1999Teutonophon striatus Blodgett and Frýda p. 296 figs. txt. f. 2a-e
2001Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lineatus Heidelberger pp. 26 - 28 figs. pl. 1 f. 3-5
2005Teutonophon striatus Heidelberger and Koch p. 8 figs. pl. 1 f. 1-3
2005Bellerophon lineatus Heidelberger and Koch p. 9 figs. pl. 2 f. 1-3
2017Bellerophon lineatus Wagner p. S2536

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBellerophontidae
subfamilyBellerophontinae
genusBellerophon
specieslineatus

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
D. Heidelberger and L. Koch 2005Convolute shell with an oval to nearly globular cross-section; selenizone developed as a broad, elevated median keel; umbilici always well visible and deep; outer lip of the aperture well-rounded and slightly enlarged on both sides; ornamentation consisting of fine, slightly irregular growth lines, slightly arched near the selenizone and entering the umbilici at a very acute angle.