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Retispira bittneri

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Bellerophon bittneri was named by Newell and Kummel (1942). Its type specimen is University of Wisconsin, No. 21341 and is a mold. Its type locality is Red Canyon gully, which is in a Griesbachian shallow subtidal packstone in the Dinwoody Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Retispira bittneri by Yochelson et al. (1985) and Kaim and Nützel (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Bellerophon bittneri Newell and Kummel p. 954 figs. Pl 3, fig 12
1985Retispira bittneri Yochelson et al. p. 100 figs. 1,2.1-2.6
2011Retispira bittneri Kaim and Nützel p. 193

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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
speciesbittneri()

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