|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
Gastropoda - Epitoniidae
It was reranked as Scala (Clathrus) by Vredenburg (1928) and Mandic et al. (2002); it was reranked as Epitonium (Clathrus) by Durham (1937), Gardner (1947), Gardner (1948) and Ladd (1972).
It was assigned to Gastropoda by Oken (1815); to Epitonium by Durham (1937), Gardner (1947), Gardner (1948) and Ladd (1972); to Scala by Vredenburg (1928) and Mandic et al. (2002); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Epitoniidae by Brown and Neville (2015).
|Year||Name and author|
|1815||Clathrus Oken p. 36|
|1815||Chlathrus Oken p. 256|
|1928||Scala (Clathrus) Vredenburg p. 401|
|1937||Epitonium (Clathrus) Durham p. 485|
|1947||Epitonium (Clathrus) Gardner p. 577|
|1948||Epitonium (Clathrus) Gardner p. 208|
|1972||Epitonium (Clathrus) Ladd p. 51|
|2002||Scala (Clathrus) Mandic et al. p. 300|
|2002||Clathrus Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2015||Clathrus Brown and Neville p. 21|
Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data
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.
|J. W. Durham 1937||Shell of medium size, thin; sutures deep, whorls well rounded, non-umbilicate; axial varices prominent, usually reflexed, continuous from whorl to whorl, united at sutures; no spiral sculpture, basal disk or keel; aperture ovate, a small anterior notched auricle; peristome continuous, outer lip thickened by last varix. Living in Mediterranean, Atlantic, and Pacific oceans, in temperate and warm waters (Cossmann, 1912).|