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Frodospira tortuosa

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae

Taxonomy
Murchisonia tortuosa was named by Lindström (1884). Its type locality is Stora Vede, which is in a Sheinwoodian deep subtidal ramp limestone/marl in the Slite Beds Formation of Sweden.

It was recombined as Lophospira tortuosa by Ulrich and Scofield (1897); it was recombined as Frodospira tortuosa by Wagner (1999) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Murchisonia tortuosa Lindström pp. 132 - 133 figs. pl. 13 f. 5-6, 13-14
1897Lophospira tortuosa Ulrich and Scofield p. 963
1999Frodospira tortuosa Wagner p. 31
2017Frodospira tortuosa Wagner p. 4337

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyTrochonematoidea()
familyLophospiridae
genusFrodospira
speciestortuosa()

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