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Retispira modesta

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Bucanopsis modesta was named by Girty (1909). It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Knightites (Retispira) modesta by Yochelson (1960); it was recombined as Knightites (Retispira) modestus by Winters (1963); it was recombined as Retispira modesta by Kulas and Batten (1997) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Bucanopsis modesta Girty pp. 103 - 104 figs. pl. 11 f. 11
1960Knightites (Retispira) modesta Yochelson pp. 275 figs. Pl 56, figs 15-32
1963Knightites (Retispira) modestus Winters pp. 29 - 30 figs. pl. 2 f. 1a, 2c
1997Retispira modesta Kulas and Batten p. 38 figs. pl. 14 A-B, 15
2017Retispira modesta Wagner p. 5863

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

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