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Pseudoliva lutulenta

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Pseudoliva lutulenta was named by Kensley and Pether (1986). Its type specimen is SAM-PQ-KN552, 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.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Pseudoliva lutulenta Kensley and Pether p. 193 figs. fig. 30

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyPseudolivinaeCossmann 1901
genusPseudolivaSwainson 1840

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 1986Shel1 globose, thick-wal1ed, longer than wide, of 4 whorls. Spire short. Whorl profiles evenly convex; suture somewhat incised. Columel1a cal1us smooth, convex, reaching posteriorly to level of suture, outline evenly convex on inner-lip body whorl; parietal node somewhat elongate, forming shal10w groove-like posterior canal. Base with strong furrow running from shallow sinus in anterior outer lip, around lower body whorl, to midpoint of columella callus; second, less clearly defined groove anterior to strong groove, neither groove marked on inner surface of outer lip.