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Yochelsonellisa eximia

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Knightites (Retispira) eximia was named by Yochelson (1960). Its type specimen is USNM 114265, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM712b, Orogrande, which is in an Artinskian shallow subtidal limestone in the Hueco Formation of New Mexico.

It was recombined as Retispira eximia by Kues (1991) and Kues (1995); it was recombined as Yochelsonellisa eximia by Waterhouse and Chen (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Knightites (Retispira) eximia Yochelson p. 273 figs. Pl 55, figs 1-37
1991Retispira eximia Kues p. 224 figs. 2.16-2.18
1995Retispira eximia Kues p. 81 fig. 9.12,9.13
2006Yochelsonellisa eximia Waterhouse and Chen p. 89

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

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