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Sablea

Gastropoda - Lepetellidae

Taxonomy
Sablea was named by Allen (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m T Ol-l Sepkoski's reference number: 852,1066].

It was assigned to Lepetellidae by MacNeil and Dockery (1984); and to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Sablea Allen pp. 69 - 70
1984Sablea MacNeil and Dockery p. 33
2002Sablea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyLepetelloideaDall 1882
familyLepetellidaeDall 1881
genusSableaAllen 1970

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
F. S. MacNeil and D. T. Dockery 1984Shell minute, patelliform, cap-shaped, bilaterally symmetrical. Muscle scar horse-shoe shaped, broadest at anterior ends,open anteriorly. Anterior openingconnected by pallial line, impressed in adult specimens, obscure or wanting in immature shells. Apex blunt, posterior in position and curved posteriorly. Aperture narrowly elliptical. Margin not in a single plane, elevatedat both ends. Sculpture of growthlinesonly.