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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 (2023).

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
2023Whidbornia trochoides Wagner p. 2543

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropoda
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.

Whidbornia trochoides Whidborne 1889
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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: actively mobileo
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: detritivoreo
Vision: limitedo
Created: 2009-06-11 17:54:14
Modified: 2009-06-11 19:54:14
Source: f = family, o = order
References: Bambach et al. 2007, Hendy 2009

Age range: Givetian or 387.70000 to 382.70000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Givetian387.7 - 382.7United Kingdom (England) Pleurotomaria trochoides (129878 130270 154672)
Givetian387.7 - 382.7Germany (Hessen) Whidbornia trochoides (38356)
Givetian387.7 - 382.7Germany (Rheinland-Pfalz) Whidbornia trochoides (38358)