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Ranella katherineae

Gastropoda - Ranellidae

Taxonomy
Ranella katherineae was named by Squires (1983). Its type specimen is UCLA 45959, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is CSUN Loc. 374, Las Llajas Canyon, which is in a Lutetian transition zone/lower shoreface sandstone in the Llajas Formation of California.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Ranella katherineae Squires p. 358 figs. fig. 2E-G
1984Ranella katherineae Squires p. 27 figs. Figure 7n

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
familyRanellidaeGray 1854
subfamilyNeptunellininaeGray 1854
familyCymatiidaeIredale 1913
genusRanellaLamarck 1816
specieskatherineae

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
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Environment: marinef
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2006-11-12 08:17:11
Modified: 2006-11-12 10:17:11
Source: f = family, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: Lutetian or 47.80000 to 41.30000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (California) Ranella katherineae (type locality: 8012)