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Strotostoma

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Taxonomy
Strotostoma was named by Fletcher (1958) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon-u Sepkoski's reference number: 109,745].

It was assigned to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Platyceratidae by Fletcher (1958) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Strotostoma Fletcher p. 127
2002Strotostoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2017Strotostoma Wagner p. G1653

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassEogastropoda
orderEuomphalina
superfamilyPlatyceratoidea()
familyPlatyceratidae
genusStrotostoma

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
H.O. Fletcher 1958Moderately large naticiform gastropods, transversely produced with a small, low spire and large inflated body whorl; base extended; three to three and a half whorls; whorl profile broadly arched, somewhat flattened above and below; sutures deep. Aperture large, sub-oval to oval; false umbilicus; surface with well defined spiral and transverse costae. Shell thin.