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Whidbornia trochoides

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Taxonomy
Pleurotomaria trochoides was named by Whidborne (1889). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Lummaton Quarries, West of St. Mary Church, Lummaton Parrish, Torquay, which is in a Givetian carbonate limestone in the Torquay Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Whidbornia trochoides by Heidelberger (2001) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Pleurotomaria trochoides Whidborne p. 287 figs. pl. 27 f. 17-19
1896Pleurotomaria trochoides Beyer p. 76 figs. pl. 2 f. 52
2001Whidbornia trochoides Heidelberger pp. 50 - 51 figs. pl. 3 f. 4-5
2017Whidbornia trochoides Wagner p. 2543

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyEotomarioidea
familyGosseletinidae
subfamilyGosseletininae
genusWhidbornia
speciestrochoides()

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