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Leptorima townsendii

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Taxonomy
Pleurotomaria townsendii was named by Whiteaves (1895). It is not extant. Its type locality is Durham, Billings Localities, which is in a Gorstian carbonate limestone/dolomite in the Guelph Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Leptorima townsendii by Wagner (2023).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Pleurotomaria townsendii Whiteaves pp. 77 - 78 figs. pl. 15 f. 9
2023Leptorima townsendii Wagner p. 1602

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropoda
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyMurchisonioidea()
familyMurchisoniidae
genusLeptorima()
speciestownsendii()

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.

Leptorima townsendii Whiteaves 1895
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: limitedo
Created: 2009-06-11 18:05:26
Modified: 2009-09-21 12:43:21
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Hendy 2009, Bambach et al. 2007

Age range: Gorstian or 427.40000 to 425.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Canada (Ontario) Pleurotomaria townsendii (type locality: 155012)