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Cymatosyrinx lunata

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Drilliidae

Pleurotoma lunata was named by Lea (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene; Virginia.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Cymatosyrinx lunata by Dall (1889), Tucker and Wilson (1933), DuBar (1958) and Olsson (1967).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Pleurotoma lunata Lea
1889Cymatosyrinx lunata Dall p. 95
1933Cymatosyrinx lunata Tucker and Wilson p. 75
1958Cymatosyrinx lunata DuBar p. 186
1967Cymatosyrinx lunata Olsson pp. 22-23

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassCaenogastropoda(Cox 1959)
Sorbeoconcha(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
Hypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
superorderLatrogastropodaRiedel 2000
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyDrilliidae(Olsson 1964)
genusCymatosyrinxDall 1889
specieslunata(Lea 1833)

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.

Cymatosyrinx lunata Lea 1833
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilesuperf
Life habit: epifaunalsuperf
Diet: carnivoresuperf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:08:14
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:08:14
Source: superf = superfamily, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Pliocene to the top of the Gelasian or 3.60000 to 1.80600 Ma

Collections (14 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Cymatosyrinx lunata (41749)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Virginia) Cymatosyrinx lunata (78261 78262)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Florida) Cymatosyrinx lunata (59484 59485 59486 123549)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (North Carolina) Cymatosyrinx lunata (58895)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806USA (North Carolina) Cymatosyrinx lunata (71138)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (North Carolina) Cymatosyrinx lunata (58897)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (Florida) Cymatosyrinx lunata (41501 41539 41718 79331)