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Ptychonema bussacensis

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae

Taxonomy
Pleurotomaria bussacensis was named by Sharpe (1853). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Buçaco, Serra de Bussaco, which is in a Kralodvorian marine ironstone in the Porto de Santa Anna Formation of Portugal.

It was recombined as Clathrospira bussacensis by Gutiérrez-Marco et al. (1984) and Gutiérrez-Marco et al. (1996); it was recombined as Ptychonema bussacensis by Horný (1997) and Wagner (2023).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Pleurotomaria bussacensis Sharpe p. 157 figs. pl. 9 f. 18
1984Clathrospira bussacensis Gutiérrez-Marco et al.
1996Clathrospira bussacensis Gutiérrez-Marco et al.
1997Ptychonema bussacensis Horný p. 55 figs. pl. 10 f. 4
2023Ptychonema bussacensis Wagner p. 3299

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropoda
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyEotomarioidea
familyEotomariidaeWenz 1938
subfamilyEotomariinae
genusPtychonema
speciesbussacensis()

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.

Ptychonema bussacensis Sharpe 1853
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Diagnosis
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Measurements
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Composition: aragoniteo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: detritivoreo
Vision: limitedo
Created: 2009-09-21 10:40:01
Modified: 2024-02-04 19:53:32
Source: o = order
Reference: Bambach et al. 2007

Age range: base of the Dobrotivian to the top of the Kralodvorian or 459.00000 to 445.20000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Dobrotivian459.0 - 457.9Spain (Guadalajara) Ptychonema bussacensis (194899 194900)
Kralodvorian449.8 - 445.2Portugal Pleurotomaria bussacensis (166718)