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Cerithiopsis (Heterocerithiopsis)

Gastropoda - Cerithiopsidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Cerithiopsis (Heterocerithiopsis) Olsson pp. 136 - 137
1916Heterocerithiopsis Olsson pp. 136 - 137
2002Heterocerithiopsis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
superfamilyTriphoroideaGray 1847
familyCerithiopsidaeAdams and Adams 1853
genusCerithiopsisHanley 1849
subgenusHeterocerithiopsis()

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
A. Olsson 1916Protoconch of — whorls ; the last nuclear whorl is strongly angulated in the middle, with a resulting sharp periphery ; above the periphery with numerous, curved, smooth riblets, be low, with two sets of riblets, which pass obliquely and intersect each other at nearly right angles, thereby producing rows of squarish pits ; change to the post-nuclear whorls abrupt.