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Cominella (Josepha)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Taxonomy
Josepha was named as a genus. It is extant.

It was reranked as Cominella (Josepha) by Beu et al. (1990).

It was assigned to Cominella by Beu et al. (1990); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Cominella (Josepha) Beu et al. p. 412
2002Josepha Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
genusCominellaGray 1850
subgenusJosepha

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: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:10:04
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:10:04
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Eocene to the top of the Middle Pleistocene or 37.20000 to 0.12600 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Antarctica Cominella ottoi (72389)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6New Zealand (Auckland) Cominella altispira (45259)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126New Zealand (Wellington) Cominella glandiformis (94818)