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Amauropsis pseudoalveata

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Amauropsis pseudoalveata was named by Packard (1922). Its type specimen is UCMP 12301 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Ampullina pseudoalveata by Hoots (1931).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Amauropsis pseudoalveata Packard p. 429 figs. Plate 35, figures 1a, 1b, and 3
1931Ampullina pseudoalveata Hoots p. 91

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyNaticoidea(Forbes 1838)
familyNaticidaeGuilding 1834
subfamilyAmpullospirinaeCox 1930
genusAmauropsisMörch 1857

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.

E. L. Packard 1922Shell with seven whorls, spire distinctly tabulated, the sides of each spire-whorl flat, except for a shallow groove at the top of the whorl; sutures slightly impressed, the tabulae in some specimens are depressed dorsally and ornamented by several faint revolving ribs; body whorl large, globose, prominently tabulated, below which is a conspicuous shallow groove; aperture semicircular, outer
lip apparently thin, inner lip with a callus that completely covers the umbilical region; surface of the type smooth except for very fine growth lines. Height of type, 23 mm.; diaineter of body whorl, 20 mm.; length of aperture, 17 mm.