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Ambozone

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Taxonomy
Ambozone was named by Batten (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc P Guad Sepkoski's reference number: 797]. Its type is Ambozone rasmusseni. It is the type genus of Ambozoniinae.

It was assigned to Eotomariidae by Batten (1972); to Ptychomphalides by Batten (1989); to Ambozoniinae by Kues and Batten (2001); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Gosseletininae by Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Ambozone Batten pp. 15 - 16
1989Ambozone Batten p. 23
2001Ambozone Kues and Batten p. 24
2002Ambozone Sepkoski, Jr.
2017Ambozone Wagner p. G0370

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyEotomarioidea
familyGosseletinidae
subfamilyGosseletininae
genusAmbozone

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. L. Batten 1972Planispiral to truncated, turbiniform shells with a selenizone having well-developed margins situated at or just below the periphery; early rounded whorls orthostrophic to planispiral; sutures sharply defined, deep; with or without nodes on upper and lower whorl surfaces; suture contact usually well above selenizone, concealing it; selenizone margins asymmetrical cords, concave above and below selenizone; slit usually deep; widely phaneromphalus; usually no ornament other than nodes and growth lines.