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Megalomphala septentrionale

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Taxonomy
Salpingostoma septentrionale was named by Poulsen (1974). It is not extant. Its type locality is Locality 2. Kap Morton, uppermost kap of Washinton Land into Kennedy Channel, which is in a Llandovery reef, buildup or bioherm mudstone in the Offley Island Formation of Greenland.

It was recombined as Megalomphala septentrionale by Peel (1991), Ebbestad (1999), Ebbestad (1999) and Wagner (2023).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Salpingostoma septentrionale Poulsen
1991Megalomphala septentrionale Peel p. 111 figs. f. 40
1999Megalomphala septentrionale Ebbestad p. 157
2023Megalomphala septentrionale Wagner p. 2705

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

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.

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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: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Hendy 2009

Age range: Llandovery or 443.40000 to 433.40000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Llandovery443.4 - 433.4Greenland (Washington Land) Salpingostoma septentrionale (type locality: 49828)