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Plagioglypta prisca

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Taxonomy
Dentalium priscum was named by Goldfuss (1841) [Dentalium priscum M√ľnster in Goldfuss 1841].

It was recombined as Entalis prisca by de Koninck (1883); it was recombined as Laevidentalium priscum by Razkusz (1932); it was recombined as Plagioglypta prisca by Reed (1925) and Godefroid et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Dentalium priscum Goldfuss p. 2 figs. pl. 166, fig. 3
1843Dentalium priscum de Koninck pp. 316-317 figs. pl. 22, fig. 1
1883Entalis prisca de Koninck p. 215 figs. pl. 49, figs.1,2,3,20,21, txt. fig. 215
1925Plagioglypta prisca Reed p. 94
1932Laevidentalium priscum Razkusz p. 190 figs. pl. 9, figs. 21, 22
2006Plagioglypta prisca Godefroid et al. p. 142 figs. pl. 1; txt. f. 7-9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classScaphopodaBronn 1862
orderDentaliidaDa Costa 1776
familyDentaliidaeGray 1834
genusPlagioglyptaPilsbry 1898
speciesprisca(Goldfuss 1841)

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
J. Godefroid et al. 2006Very slightly curved, uniformly expanding shells, probably with a circular cross-section, and with closely spaced growth lines inclined about 15 degrees from the axis of the shell.