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Jetwoodsia

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Taxonomy
Jetwoodsia was named by Ludbrook (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u T Mi-m Sepkoski's reference number: 530]. Its type is Cerithium apheles.

It was assigned to Cerithiidae by Ludbrook (1971); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Jetwoodsia Ludbrook p. 38
2002Jetwoodsia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyCerithiidae(Fleming 1822)
genusJetwoodsia

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
N. H. Ludbrook 1971Shell turreted or subulate, with a high polyslrophic protoeonch and numerous whorls which ate slightly convex at first but become gradually more convex; axial sculpture dominant, of curved oblique ribs crossed by fine spiral siriae, more prominent in the early whorls and tending to become obsolete- "rn ihe later. Last whorl with a prominent varieiform swelling. Aperture ovale columellar lip thick and reflected over the columella, a conspicuous parietal ntige and short adapieal channel, siphonal canal short, reflected.