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Sphenosphaera rogersensis

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Bellerophon rogersensis was named by Foerste (1914). It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Sphenosphaera clausus by Wahlman (1992); it was recombined as Sphenosphaera rogersensis by Wagner (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Bellerophon clausus Ulrich and Scofield pp. 916 - 917 figs. pl. 64 f. 7-10
1914Bellerophon rogersensis Foerste
1932Bellerophon clausus Bassler figs. pl. 20 f. 17-18
1945Sphenosphaera clausus Knight p. 334
1960Sphenosphaera clausus Knight et al. p. 180 figs. f. 98.2
1992Sphenosphaera clausus Wahlman pp. 167 - 168 figs. pl. 30 f. 1-23; pl. 31 f. 1-13; pl. 32 f
2017Sphenosphaera rogersensis Wagner p. S3226

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBellerophontidae
subfamilyBucanopsinae
genusSphenosphaera
speciesrogersensis()

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