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Glossaulax reclusiana

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Natica reclusiana was named by Deshayes (1839) [m. kosnik taxon no: 10130 m. kosnik taxon no: 10130 m. kosnik taxon no: 10130 m. kosnik taxon no: 10130 DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene-Recent; eastern Pacific.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Neverita recluziana by Dall (1921); it was recombined as Polinices (Neverita) recluziana by Hertlein and Jordan (1927); it was recombined as Polinices (Neverita) reclusianus by Grant and Gale (1931) and Keen (1971); it was recombined as Neverita reclusiana by Woodring and Bramlette (1950); it was recombined as Polinices reclusianus by Addicott (1959); it was recombined as Polinices (Neverita) recluzianus by Keen (1971); it was recombined as Glossaulax reclusiana by Majima (1989); it was recombined as Neverita (Glossaulax) reclusiana by Kiessling (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Natica reclusiana Deshayes
1921Neverita recluziana Dall p. 165
1927Polinices (Neverita) recluziana Hertlein and Jordan p. 630
1931Polinices (Neverita) reclusianus Grant and Gale
1950Neverita reclusiana Woodring and Bramlette p. 41
1959Polinices reclusianus Addicott
1971Polinices (Neverita) reclusianus Keen
1971Polinices (Neverita) recluzianus Keen p. 482
1989Glossaulax reclusiana Majima p. 51
2003Neverita (Glossaulax) reclusiana Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyNaticoidea(Forbes 1838)
familyNaticidaeGuilding 1834
subfamilyPolinicinaeGray 1847
genusGlossaulaxRisso 1826
speciesreclusiana(Deshayes 1839)

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
U. S. Grant and H. R. Gale 1931Shell solid, conically globose, variable m shape; whorls four, in most cases only three visible when the outer shell layer is intact; callus very large, fillmg the posterior angle between the outer lip and the body whorl and extending around the columellar edge of the large uml)ilicus in a tongue-shaped mass, coalescing with another mass which extends over the rest of the umbilicus from about the middle of the inner lip, the two calluses separated by a more or less distinct shallow groove, the calluses completely covering over the lunl^Uicus or leaving only a rounded hole at the outer anterior corner, the calluses bounded by an impressed edge next to the umbihcal wall; size variable, like the shape. Average dimensions: Long. 30 mm., lat. 20 mm., or vice versa.