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Colpites

Gastropoda -

Taxonomy
Colpites was named by Knight (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-l P Guad-l]. It is not extant. Its type is Naticopsis monilifera.

It was assigned to Gastropoda by Knight (1936); to Platyschismatinae by Knight et al. (1960); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Naticopsinae by Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Colpites Knight
1960Colpites Knight et al. p. 198
2002Colpites Sepkoski, Jr.
2017Colpites Wagner p. G1080

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderNeritopsinaCox 1960
superfamilyNeritoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
subfamilyNaticopsidae()
genusColpites

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
J. B. Knight 1936Moderately small anomphalous or cryptomphalous, subglobular gastropods with somewhat thickened inner lip, low spire, rather numerous whorls, a row of subtural nodes, and a moderately deep sinus in the upper part of the outer lip; without a selenizone