|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
It was reranked as Carinaropsis (Bellerophon) by Sardeson (1892).
It was assigned to Carinaropsis by Sardeson (1892); to Bellerophontidae by McCoy (1852), Ulrich and Scofield (1897), Weir (1931) and Knight et al. (1960); to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Bellerophontinae by Bouchet et al. (2005) and Nützel and Ketwetsuriya (2016).
|Year||Name and author|
|1808||Bellerophon de Montfort|
|1852||Bellerophon McCoy p. 307|
|1880||Mogulia Waagen p. 156|
|1892||Carinaropsis (Bellerophon) Sardeson p. 336|
|1897||Bellerophon Ulrich and Scofield|
|1897||Mogulia Ulrich and Scofield|
|1931||Bellerophon Weir p. 782|
|1960||Bellerophon Knight et al.|
|2002||Bellerophon Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2005||Bellerophon Bouchet et al. pp. 35, 36, 241|
|2016||Bellerophon Nützel and Ketwetsuriya p. 486|
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|J. Weir 1931||Symmetrical, involute, globose orsubglobose shells, with or without umbilical depressions. Whorls rounded on the sides and dorsum, or subquadrate and carinate ; aperture not strongly expanded, with or without callosity on the inner lip. Sinus and band well developed ; the latter may be broad or narrow and filiform, convex or concave, situated on a prominent keel or in a shallow depression of the dorsum, and it may be limited by two strong revolving ribs (carinae). Sculpture consisting of concrescent lamellae of variable width.|