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Urocoptidae

Gastropoda - Urocoptidae

Taxonomy
Urocoptidae was named by Pilsbry (1898). It is extant.

It was assigned to Gastropoda by McKenna et al. (1962).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Urocoptidae Pilsbry
1962Urocoptidae McKenna et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
familyUrocoptidaePilsbry 1898
familyUrocoptidaePilsbry 1898

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 mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian to the top of the Rupelian or 70.60000 to 28.10000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 66.0 Ma

Collections (10 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Mexico (Guerrero) Holospira sp. (7461)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Holospira sp. (15759 15780 15832 27353)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Holospira sp. (16244 16431)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Mexico (Nuevo Leon) Holospira eva (43067)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Mexico (Nuevo Leon) Holospira eva (43068)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Mexico (Tamaulipas) Holospira eva (43088)