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Brachycerithium

Gastropoda -

Taxonomy
Brachycerithium was named by Bonarelli (1921) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr u].

It was assigned to Procerithiidae by Bonarelli (1921); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Gastropoda by Cónsole Gonella (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Brachycerithium Bonarelli
2002Brachycerithium Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Brachycerithium Cónsole Gonella

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
genusBrachycerithiumBonarelli 1921

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
C. A. Cónsole Gonella 2011Teleconcha pequeña, ovoide cónica a fusiforme, ángulo apical de 25º a 40º, sutura impresa, anfracto convexo, costillas axiales, el último anfracto puede llegar a representar la mitad de la longitud total. Peristoma holostomado de contorno oval. Teleconcha no preservada en la especie tipo Brachycerithium majus Bonarelli 1921.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: Late/Upper Maastrichtian or 70.60000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Argentina (Jujuy) B. evolutum, B. minus, B. ferugloi (176991)