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Epitonium (Gyroscala) lycocephalum

Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Epitonium (Gyroscala) lycocephalum Kensley and Pether p. 169 figs. fig, 16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Ptenoglossa(Gray 1853)
superfamilyEpitonioidea(Berry 1910)
familyEpitoniidaeBerry 1910
genusEpitoniumBolten 1798
subgenusGyroscala(de Boury 1887)
specieslycocephalum

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
B. Kensley and J. Pether 1986Protoconch unknown; at least 6 postnatal whorls. First whorl with 12-13
well-defined rounded lamellae; second to fifth whorls each with 15 lamellae; body whorl with 14 lamellae. At least 20 very fine spiral lines visible between lamellae, becoming obscure near upper and lower sutures, and difficult to count. Strong basal lira on body whorl. Suture crenulate. Outer lip varicoid.