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Spiniscala alidotum

Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Taxonomy
Epitonium (Spiniscala) alidotum was named by Woodring (1928) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Pliocene; Jamaica.]. Its type specimen is USNM 369536, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Spiniscala alidotum by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Epitonium (Spiniscala) alidotum Woodring pp. 398-399 figs. pl. 31, figs. 15
2008Spiniscala alidotum Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Ptenoglossa(Gray 1853)
superfamilyEpitonioidea(Berry 1910)
familyEpitoniidaeBerry 1910
genusSpiniscalaHumphrey
speciesalidotum()

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: aragonitef
Composition 2: low Mg calcitef
Locomotion: slow-movingf
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2007-02-05 23:13:43
Modified: 2011-09-22 17:20:39
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Beu et al. 1990

Age range: Late/Upper Pliocene or 3.60000 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Jamaica Epitonium alidotum (58522)