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Tunstallia helicina

Gastropoda - Lophospiridae

Taxonomy
Trochelites helicinus was named by von Schlotheim (1820). Its type specimen is HB QT. 10.6, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Turbo helicinus by Geinitz (1841), Geinitz (1848), King (1850) and Geinitz (1861); it was recombined as Littorina helicina by Howse (1857); it was recombined as Polytropis helicina by Dietz (1911); it was recombined as Poleumita helicina by Yochelson and Saunders (1967); it was recombined as Omphalotrochus helicinus by Pattison (1967); it was recombined as Yunnania helcina by Pattison (1977); it was recombined as Tunstallia helicina by Hollingworth and Barker (1991).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1820Trochelites helicinus von Schlotheim p. 161
1841Turbo mancuniensis Brown p. 63 figs. Pl 6 figs 1-3
1841Turbo minutus Brown p. 63 figs. Pl 6, figs 4,5
1841Turbo helicinus Geinitz p. 638
1843Turbo meyeri Muenster
1848Turbo helicinus Geinitz p. 7 figs. pl. 3 f. 4
1848Littorina mancuniensis Howse p. 239
1848Littorina tunstallensis Howse p. 240
1848Turbo permianus King p. 13
1850Turbo helicinus King p. 204 figs. Pl 16, figs 21,22
1850Turbo mancuniensis King p. 205 figs. Pl 16, figs 19, 20
1850Turbo permianus King p. 206 figs. Pl 16, fig 16
1857Littorina helicina Howse p. 468 figs. Pl 4, figs 19, 20
1861Turbo helicinus Geinitz p. 50 figs. Pl 12, figs 3,4
1911Polytropis helicina Dietz p. 460–461 figs. pl. 13 f. 13
1967Omphalotrochus helicinus Pattison p. 179
1967Poleumita helicina Yochelson and Saunders p. 192
1977Yunnania helcina Pattison p. 40
1991Tunstallia helicina Hollingworth and Barker p. 358 fig. 15,16,22.1,22.2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superfamilyTrochonematoidea()
familyLophospiridae
subfamilyGyronematinae
genusTunstallia
specieshelicina()

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