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Clanculus lutosus

Gastropoda - Trochidae

Taxonomy
Clanculus lutosus was named by Kensley and Pether (1986). Its type specimen is SAM-PQ-KN511, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Koingnaas/Swartlintjies 50m Complex, which is in a Pliocene transition zone/lower shoreface mudstone in South Africa.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Clanculus lutosus Kensley and Pether p. 156 figs. fig. 7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTrochidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyTrochinaeRafinesque 1815
genusClanculusMonfort 1810
specieslutosus

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
B. Kensley and J. Pether 1986Shell top-shaped, of at least 4 postnatal whorls. Whorl profile straight to barely convex. Sculpture of spiral lines bearing bead-like, close-set tubercles; second whorl with 4-6 spirallirae; third whorl with 10-12 lirae; body whorl with 10 lirae above shoulder, 12-14 on base. Shoulder narrowly rounded. Umbilicus broadly open, smooth, with single low spiral ridge. Columella with bipartite tubercle on lower portion. Outer lip slightly thickened, but lacking internal plicae.