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Uzita bidentata

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Taxonomy
Buccinum bidentatum was named by Emmons (1858) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Pliocene; North Carolina-Florida.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Nassa bidentata by Dall (1890); it was recombined as Uzita bidentata by Gardner (1943).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Buccinum bidentatum Emmons p. 257 figs. fig. 126
1890Nassa bidentata Dall p. 133 figs. pl. 9, fig. 9
1943Uzita bidentata Gardner p. 250

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropoda
subclassCaenogastropoda(Cox 1959)
RankNameAuthor
Sorbeoconcha(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
Hypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
superorderLatrogastropodaRiedel 2000
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNassariidaeIredale 1916
subfamilyNassariinaeIredale 1916
genusUzitaDuméril 1806
speciesbidentata(Emmons 1858)

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.

Uzita bidentata Emmons 1858
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Entire body: yesg
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Thickness: thing
Folds: noneg
Ribbing: minorg
Spines: noneg
Internal reinforcement: noneg
Locomotion: slow-movingg
Life habit: semi-infaunalg
Diet: carnivoreg
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-03-16 09:57:48
Modified: 2018-03-04 20:07:33
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Abbott and Dance 1986, Kiessling 2004

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 - 2.588USA (North Carolina) Uzita bidentata (59307)