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Fasciolaria dinglei

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Fasciolaria dinglei was named by Kensley and Pether (1986). Its type specimen is SAM-PQ-AV547, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Avontuur A 50m complex 3, which is in a Pliocene shoreface horizon in South Africa.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Fasciolaria dinglei Kensley and Pether p. 189 figs. 27, 28

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyFasciolariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyFasciolariinaeGray 1853
genusFasciolariaLamarck 1799

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.

B. Kensley and J. Pether 1986Shell with aperture longer than spire. Four to five postnatal whorls. Profile of whorls evenly convex. Third whorl with 12-13 fine spiral lirae; fourth with 15- 16 lirae; body whorl with 50-55 lirae running on to anterior canal; lirae on upper body whorl near suture having finer intermediates appearing; lirae on base of body whorl becoming coarser and broader. Columella with 3 pleats, sometimes obscured in large specimens; low ridge on upper columella just below suture. Anterior canal about half length of rest of aperture, flexed to left. Inner surface of outer lip with up to 25 rounded ridges.