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Salpingostoma megalostoma

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Taxonomy
Bellerophon megalostoma was named by d'Eichwald (1840). It is not extant. It is the type species of Salpingostoma.

It was recombined as Salpingostoma megalostoma by Roemer (1876), Koken (1889), Koken and Perner (1925), Knight (1941), Knight et al. (1960), Peel (1991) and Wagner (2023).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Bellerophon megalostoma d'Eichwald p. 111
1859Bellerophon megalostoma d'Eichwald p. 41 figs. f. 5
1860Bellerophon megalostoma d'Eichwald p. 1069
1876Salpingostoma megalostoma Roemer p. 5
1889Salpingostoma megalostoma Koken
1925Salpingostoma crassum Koken and Perner
1925Salpingostoma granulosum Koken and Perner p. 31 figs. pl. 19 f. 4-5
1925Salpingostoma megalostoma Koken and Perner pp. 32 - 33 figs. pl. 19 f. 6, 17-18
1941Salpingostoma megalostoma Knight pp. 305 - 306 figs. pl. 14 f. 2a-c
1960Salpingostoma megalostoma Knight et al. p. 180 figs. f. 96.6
1991Salpingostoma megalostoma Peel pp. 90 - 96 figs. f. 19-22
2023Salpingostoma megalostoma Wagner

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropoda
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBucaniidae
subfamilySalpingostomatinae
genusSalpingostoma
speciesmegalostoma()

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.

Salpingostoma megalostoma d'Eichwald 1840
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Invalid names: Salpingostoma crassum Koken and Perner 1925 [synonym], Salpingostoma granulosum Koken and Perner 1925 [synonym]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Composition 2: low Mg calciteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: detritivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-03-04 10:24:48
Modified: 2009-06-05 20:24:41
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Hendy 2009, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Lasnamagi or 463.50000 to 460.90000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lasnamagi463.5 - 460.9Estonia Salpingostoma megalostoma (56207 56208 56209 56211)
Lasnamagi463.5 - 460.9Estonia (Harju) Salpingostoma crassum (155344 155345)
Lasnamagi463.5 - 460.9Estonia (Lääne) Salpingostoma megalostoma (87263)