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Bellerophontida

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Bellerophontida Ulrich and Scofield
1976Bellerophontida Runnegar and Jell p. 119
1992Bellerophontida Bengtson p. 1026
2002Bellerophontida Sepkoski, Jr.
2016Bellerophontida Nützel and Ketwetsuriya p. 484
2017Bellerophontida Wagner

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Composition 2: low Mg calciteo
Locomotion: slow-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: detritivoreo
Vision: limitedc
Comments: ECOSPACE CODE: 322. MINERALOGY: thin calcitic outer layers according to Squires, R.L. 1976. Burial environment, diagenesis, mineralogy, and Mg and Sr contents of skeletal carbonates in the Buckhorn Asphalt of middle Pennsylvanian age, Arbuckle Mountains, Oklahoma. – Journal of Paleontology 50: 349-350. LIFE HISTORY: Surficial, fully motile slow, surface deposit feeding according to Bambach et al (2007). o
Created: 2007-09-18 08:53:22
Modified: 2009-10-11 15:09:03
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Payntonian to the top of the Bridgerian or 494.00000 to 46.20000 Ma

Collections (2682 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4USA (Missouri) Strepsodiscus major (9625 158316)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4Antarctica (Elsemere Island) Euomphalus splettstoesseri (99793 99795)
Franconian501.0 - 485.4USA (Colorado) Strepsodiscus major (56818)
Steptoean501.0 - 485.4USA (Minnesota) Euomphalus strongi, Hypseloconus franconiensis (156300)
Trempealeauan501.0 - 485.4USA (New York) Pelagiella hoyti (74540)
Trempealeauan501.0 - 485.4USA (Missouri) Strepsodiscus paucivoluta (8232 8695)
Sunwaptan498.5 - 485.4Canada (Quebec) Chalarostrepsis praecursor (56819)
Furongian497.0 - 485.4China (Shandong) Pelagiella pagoda (157404)
Furongian497.0 - 485.4Argentina Strepsodiscus austrinus (85006 85007)
Payntonian494.0 - 485.4Australia (Tasmania) Bellerophontida indet. (119429 119430)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Russian Federation (Primorsky Krai) Bellerophon sp. (202937)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Pakistan Stachella sp. (143630) Warthia hisakatsui (139083 139086 139141 139143 139150 140678 140683 140684)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Japan Bellerophon asiaticus (115248)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Australia (Queensland) Stachella sp. (44044 116736)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Russian Federation Warthia zakharovi (90220)
Bithynian247.2 - 242.0China (Xizang) Bellerophon dicellonematum (110244)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy Bucania rumpfi (164208)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Bucania rumpfi (144632)
Variabilis182.0 - 175.6Hungary Collina kampemorpha (108082)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Trematonotus angustatus (16443)