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Prosobranchia

Gastropoda -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Prosobranchia Milne-Edwards
1960Prosobranchia Knight et al. p. 171
1983Prosobranchia Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 99
1984Prosobranchia Squires p. 16
1987Prosobranchia Gingerich p. 293
1987Prosobranchia Squires p. 20
1987Prosobranchia Ward and Blackwelder p. 131
1988Prosobranchia Ponder and Warén p. 289
1989Prosobranchia Shoshani et al. p. 435
1992Prosobranchia Petuch p. 68
1992Prosobranchia Ward p. 115
1998Prosobranchia Saul and Squires p. 466

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Floian to the top of the Holocene or 477.70000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 470.0 Ma

Collections (8905 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Floian477.7 - 470.0France (Montagne Noire) Vexillum rouvillei (20827)
Caradocian460.9 - 449.5Ireland Harpidae indet. (182517)
Rocklandian460.9 - 449.5USA (New York) Caenogastropoda indet. (75226)
Sandbian458.4 - 453.0Czech Republic Turbinella sp. (3856)
Vinice - Late/Upper Ordovician457.5 - 443.4Czech Republic Turbinella sp. (3863)
Sheinwoodian433.4 - 430.5Sweden (Gotland) Macrochilina fenestrata (154965)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Czech Republic (Hlavni města Praha) Auriptygma consepultum (104940)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Czech Republic (Praha) Auriptygma fortior (154949)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Sweden (Gotland) Machrochilina bulimina (13603)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0Canada (Northwest Territories) Mesogastropoda indet. (534)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8Czech Republic (Praha) Auriptygma fortior (155824) Chuchlina minuta, Smichovia inepta (56216)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6Czech Republic (Praha) Chuchlina minuta (56701)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6Czech Republic Perunela bohemica, Zenospira pragensis (153832)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3China (Nei Mongol) Goniasma sp. (49135)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3Australia (New South Wales) Hemizyga granifera (43890)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7USA (Nevada) Oxyspira murphyi (3827 44141) Stegocoelia sp. (3826)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7USA (Michigan) Cerithioides incomptum (102527)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7Canada (Ontario) Cerithioides incomptum (102528)
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7USA (Alaska) Stegocoelia sp. (3639)
Middle Devonian393.3 - 382.7USA (Alaska) Murchisonia angulata (111900)