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Alamirifica

Gastropoda -

Taxonomy

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Alamirifica Saul and Squires p. 444

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

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
L. R. Saul and R. L. Squires 2003Shell high-spired cerithiform, upper spire with six-sided (possibly five-sided) pyramidal shape formed by align- ment of strong axial ribs; rest of teleoconch with more numerous, but unaligned, axial ribs; spiral ribbing, of variable strength, over entire shell; aperture rimmed, nearly round, with expanded, flat- tened varix on the outer lip, and moderately long, tube-like an- terior canal.
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: Turonian or 93.90000 to 89.80000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Turonian93.9 - 89.8USA (California) A. corona (62350)