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Megalomphala taenia

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Taxonomy
Bellerophon taenia was named by Lindström (1884) [Bellerophon tænia Lindström 1884]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Megalomphala taenia by Ulrich and Scofield (1897), Peel (1976), Peel (1991), Peel (1993) and Wagner (2023).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Bellerophon taenia Lindström p. 76 figs. pl. 6 f. 22-25
1897Megalomphala taenia Ulrich and Scofield p. 850
1976Megalomphala taenia Peel pp. 51 - 54 figs. f. 2a-h
1991Megalomphala taenia Peel pp. 98 - 102 figs. f. 25-28
1993Megalomphala taenia Peel p. 532 figs. f. 1.1-5
2023Megalomphala taenia Wagner p. 294

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

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.

Megalomphala taenia Lindström 1884
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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: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: detritivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-03-04 09:59:20
Modified: 2009-03-04 11:59:20
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Hendy 2009, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Gorstian or 427.40000 to 425.60000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Homerian - Gorstian430.5 - 425.6Sweden (Gotland) Bellerophon taenia (13601 13602)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Sweden (Gotland) Bellerophon taenia (13603 155700)