Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Bivetiella dilatata

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Taxonomy
Bivetiella dilatata was named by Landau et al. (2012). Its type specimen is NMB H 19955, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is NMB 18510 - Rio Tuquesa [Tuira Fm], which is in a Tortonian coastal horizon in the Tuira Formation of Panama.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Bivetiella dilatata Landau et al. p. 915 figs. figs. 4.15-4.20

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyCancellarioideaGray 1853
familyCancellariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyCancellariinaeGray 1853
genusBivetiella(Wenz 1943)
speciesdilatata

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. Landau et al. 2012A squat, medium-sized Bivetiella species, with a multispiral protoconch, teleoconch relatively depressed, non tabulate spire, sculpture in which the axial and spiral elements are of equal strength, last whorl extremely globose, outer lip bordered by a narrow but elevated.