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Dentiovula masaoi

Gastropoda - Ovulidae

Taxonomy
Dentiovula masaoi was named by Cate (1973). It is extant. Its type specimen is MA 15605, a shell.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Dentiovula masaoi Cate p. 15 fig. 23a

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOvulidaeFleming 1822
genusDentiovulaHabe 1961
speciesmasaoi

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:45:03
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:45:03
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Pleistocene or 2.58800 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Vanuatu Dentiovula masaoi (78046)