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Vistilia paucivoluta

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Taxonomy
Vistilia paucivoluta was named by Yin and Yochelson (1983). Its type specimen is GQ81049 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Yinshanpo KC262, Qingyan, which is in a Pelsonian/Illyrian marine shale/marl in the Qingyan Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Vistilia paucivoluta Yin and Yochelson p. 185 figs. 8A-D

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyMurchisonioidea()
familyMurchisoniidae
genusVistilia
speciespaucivoluta

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
Measurements
partNmean
shell height111.2

Composition: aragonitec
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-06-11 18:05:26
Modified: 2009-09-21 12:43:21
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy 2009

Age range: base of the Pelsonian to the top of the Illyrian or 247.20000 to 242.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Vistilia paucivoluta (type locality: 44255)