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Gyrodes (Sohlella) canadensis

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Gyrodes canadensis was named by Whiteaves (1903) [m. kosnik taxon no: 9654].

It was recombined as Gyrodes (Sohlella) canadensis by Popenoe et al. (1987) and Dockery (1993).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Gyrodes excavatus Whiteaves figs. pl. 16, figs. 2 and 2a
1903Gyrodes canadensis Whiteaves p. 365
1917Gyrodes canadensis Waring p. 66 figs. Pl. 9, Fig. 7
1987Gyrodes (Sohlella) canadensis Popenoe et al. pp. 85 - 87 figs. 5.31-5.33, 6.5, 6.6, 6.11-6.13, 6.15, 6.16, 6.20, 6.21' 6.25, 6.26, 6.30, 6.31
1993Gyrodes (Sohlella) canadensis Dockery pp. 75 - 76 figs. Plate 20, figures 11-12
1993Gyrodes canadensis Elder and Saul figs. Pl 1, figs 14,15

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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
subfamilyAmpullospirinaeCox 1930
genusGyrodesConrad 1860
subgenusSohlella
speciescanadensis(Whiteaves 1903)

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
W. P. Popenoe et al. 1987Shell thin, small to medium sized, spire about 22% of total height; suture appressed, at posterior one-third of penultimate whorl; shoulder sharply tabulate with concave band adapically and broad slightly concave zone abapically; whorl profile roundly inflated abapical to the concave zone; umbilical margin roundly biangulate; umbilicus comma-form, sides sloping; growth line obliquely prosocline with antispiral flexure at the umbilical angulation; aperture oblique, tear-drop shaped; outer lip thin, projected posteriorly; inner lip thin, wrapped onto the last whorl at the outer umbilical angulation.