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Gyrodes (Sohlella) canadensis

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Gyrodes canadensis was named by Whiteaves (1903) [m. kosnik taxon no: 9654]. Its type specimen is CGS 5777 and is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Gyrodes (Sohlella).

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

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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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyNaticoidea(Forbes 1838)
familyNaticidaeGuilding 1834
subfamilyAmpullospirinaeCox 1930
genusGyrodesConrad 1860
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.

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.