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Rissoina tennesseensis

Gastropoda - Rissoidae

Rissoina tennesseensis was named by Wade (1926) [m. kosnik taxon no: 1676 m. kosnik taxon no: 2617]. It is extant. Its type locality is Dave Weeks place, Coon Creek, which is in a Maastrichtian coastal sandstone in the Ripley Formation of Tennessee.

It was recombined as Anteglosia tennesseensis by Vokes (1948); it was recombined as Cossmannia tennesseensis by Dockery (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Rissoina tennesseensis Wade
1948Anteglosia tennesseensis Vokes
1984Rissoina tennesseensis Ponder p. 108
1984Anteglossia tennesseensis Sohl and Koch
1993Cossmannia tennesseensis Dockery p. 55

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
Discopoda(Fischer 1884)
superfamilyRissooideaGray 1847
familyRissoidaeGray 1847
genusRissoinad'Orbigny 1840
speciestennesseensisWade 1926

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: grazerf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:55:20
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:55:20
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Late/Upper Maastrichtian or 70.60000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Tennessee) Rissoina tennesseensis (type locality: 88357)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Alabama) Anteglossia tennesseensis (4237)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Maryland) Anteglossia tennesseensis (4373)