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Cymatospira alternodosa

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Bellerophon alternodosus was named by Whitfield (1882). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Newtonville, which is in a Chesterian carbonate limestone in the Maxville Formation of Ohio.

It was recombined as Bellerophon (Bellerophon) alternodosus by Yochelson and Saunders (1967); it was recombined as Knightites (Cymatospira) alternodosa by Thein and Nitecki (1974); it was recombined as Cymatospira alternodosa by Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Bellerophon alternodosus Whitfield p. 225
1895Bellerophon alternodosus Whitfield p. 479 figs. pl. 10 f. 17-19
1911Bellerophon alternodosus Morse p. 403 figs. f. 28a-c
1967Bellerophon (Bellerophon) alternodosus Yochelson and Saunders p. 39
1974Knightites (Cymatospira) alternodosa Thein and Nitecki p. 55
2017Cymatospira alternodosa Wagner p. 6097

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBellerophontidae
subfamilyKnightitinae
genusCymatospira
speciesalternodosa()

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