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Gastropoda - Bellerophontida

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Bellerophontina Ulrich and Scofield
1960Bellerophontina Knight et al. p. 171
1992Bellerophontina Wahlman
2017Bellerophontina Wagner p. HT7

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Composition 2: low Mg calciteo
Locomotion: slow-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: detritivoreo
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2007-09-18 08:53:22
Modified: 2009-10-11 15:09:03
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Varangu to the top of the Bridgerian or 485.40000 to 46.20000 Ma

Collections (2489 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Varangu485.4 - 484.5Norway (Oslo) Sinuitella norvegica (3183)
Demingian485.4 - 478.6USA (Montana) Cyrtodiscus sp. (284 69026)
Stairsian485.4 - 478.6USA (Vermont) Bucania tripla (154943)
Stairsian485.4 - 478.6USA (North Dakota) Bucanella nana (414 119477)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7Norway (Ovre Oren) Sinuitella norvegica (75288)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7Bolivia Bucania sp. (8838 8841)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7Argentina Bucania sp. (8866)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7USA (Virginia) Bucanella nana (6971)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7France (Montagne Noire) Bellerophontoidea indet. (76572)
Tremadocian485.4 - 477.7Morocco (Anti-Atlas) Thoralispira sp. (166727)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Russian Federation (Primorsky Krai) Bellerophon sp. (202937)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Pakistan Stachella sp. (143630) Warthia hisakatsui (139083 139086 139141 139143 139150 140678 140683 140684)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Russian Federation Warthia zakharovi (90220)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Australia (Queensland) Stachella sp. (44044 116736)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Japan Bellerophon asiaticus (115248)
Bithynian247.2 - 242.0China (Xizang) Bellerophon dicellonematum (110244)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy Bucania rumpfi (164208)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Bucania rumpfi (144632)
Variabilis182.0 - 175.6Hungary Collina kampemorpha (108082)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Trematonotus angustatus (16443)