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Druidwilsonia

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Taxonomy
Druidwilsonia was named by Adegoke (1977) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than Sepkoski's reference number: 705].

It was assigned to Cerithiinae by Adegoke (1977); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Druidwilsonia Adegoke pp. 79 - 80
2002Druidwilsonia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyCerithiidae(Fleming 1822)
subfamilyCerithiinaeFleming 1822
genusDruidwilsonia

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
O. S. Adegoke 1977Small to medium-sized, thick-walled, conical cerithiid. Spire short, consisting of about seven whorls which increase rapidly but uniformly in diameter as added. Apical angle varies between 32° and 36°. Spire and body whorls low, with straight to gently convex sides. Body whorl about twice as wide as high, sharply angulated at the base. Base plano-convex. Aperture small, compressed, lips thick-walled. Suture distinct, linear, narrowly incised. Growth line gently and uniformly curved, slightly inclined, growth line angle about 20°.