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Nodozyga rugifera

Gastropoda - Pseudozygopleuridae

Melania rugifera was named by Phillips (1836). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Loxonema rugifera by Haughton (1859); it was recombined as Loxonema rugiferum by Trenkner (1867) and Amler and Heidelberger (2003); it was recombined as Zygopleura rugifera by Longstaff (1933); it was recombined as Palaeozygopleura (Nodozyga) rugifera by HornĂ½ (1955); it was recombined as Palaeostylus (Stephanozyga) rugiferus by Batten (1966); it was recombined as Palaeostylus (Stephanozyga) rugifera by Gromczakiewicz-Lomnicka (1972); it was recombined as Stephanozyga rugifera by Kase (1988); it was recombined as Nodozyga rugifera by Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1836Melania rugifera Phillips p. 229 figs. pl. 14 f. 26
1859Loxonema rugifera Haughton p. 139 figs. Pl. xi., f. 2 & 2
1867Loxonema rugiferum Trenkner p. 11
1933Zygopleura rugifera Longstaff
1955Palaeozygopleura (Nodozyga) rugifera HornĂ½ p. 139
1966Palaeostylus (Stephanozyga) rugiferus Batten p. 85
1972Palaeostylus (Stephanozyga) rugifera Gromczakiewicz-Lomnicka p. 31 figs. Pl. VIII, 1
1988Stephanozyga rugifera Kase p. 368
2003Loxonema rugiferum Amler and Heidelberger p. 1188
2017Nodozyga rugifera Wagner p. 4952

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959

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: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Chadian to the top of the Brigantian or 345.30000 to 326.40000 Ma

Collections (10 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chadian345.3 - 345.0United Kingdom (England) Zygopleura rugifera (5961)
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4United Kingdom (Scotland) Zygopleura rugifera (155580 183271)
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4Poland (Malopolskie) Palaeostylus rugiferus (101993)
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4United Kingdom (England) Loxonema rugiferum (67670) Palaeostylus rugiferus (57131) Zygopleura rugifera (73391 73423 73424)
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4Ireland (Cork) Loxonema rugifera (184504)