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Rissoina (Buvignieria)

Gastropoda - Rissoidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Buvignieria Cossmann p. 64
1984Rissoina (Buvignieria) Ponder p. 85
2002Buvignieria Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Buvignieria Kaim p. 85

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
Discopoda(Fischer 1884)
superfamilyRissooideaGray 1847
familyRissoidaeGray 1847
genusRissoinad'Orbigny 1840
subgenusBuvignieria(Cossmann 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
W. F. Ponder 1984Small, with spiral and axial sculpture, 1-2 spiral cords causing angulation of whorls. Aperture more weakly channelled anteriorly than in Rissoina s.s. (Fig. 1330). Protoconch multispiral (about 3 whorls) with regularly increasing convex whorls, the first minute; apparently smooth.