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Bucania groenlandica

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Taxonomy
Bucania groenlandica was named by Peel (1991). Its type specimen is MGUH 20.838, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is GGU 301318 & 301319, J.P.. Koch Fjord, which is in a Llandovery carbonate limestone in Greenland.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Bucania groenlandica Peel
1999Bucania groenlandica Ebbestad p. 153
2023Bucania groenlandica Wagner p. 2822

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropoda
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBucaniidae
subfamilyBucaniinae
genusBucania
speciesgroenlandica

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.

Bucania groenlandica Peel 1991
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Composition 2: low Mg calciteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 1.0 to < 10g
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10g
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10g
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: detritivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-03-04 09:49:54
Modified: 2009-03-04 11:49:54
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Hendy 2009

Age range: Llandovery or 443.40000 to 433.40000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Llandovery443.4 - 433.4Greenland (Peary Land) Bucania groenlandica (type locality: 70368)