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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Pyramidellacaea Gray
1840Pyramidellacea Gray
1960Pyramidellacea Knight et al. p. 322
1964Pyramidellacaea Sohl p. 308
1975Pyramidelloidea Golikov and Starobogatov p. 214
1980Pyramidellacea Hickman p. 81
1987Pyramidellacea Squires p. 54
1987Pyramidellacea Ward and Blackwelder p. 132
1997Pyramidelloidea Ponder and Lindberg
1998Pyramidellacea Beesley p. 865
2001Pyramidelloidea Todd
2006Pyramidelloidea Rosenberg et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHeterobranchiaGray 1840
superfamilyPyramidelloidea(Gray 1840)
superfamilyPyramidelloidea(Gray 1840)

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 mobilesuperf
Life habit: epifaunalsuperf
Diet: carnivoresuperf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:35:19
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:35:19
Source: superf = superfamily, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Wuchiapingian to the top of the Holocene or 259.90000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 254.17 Ma

Collections (990 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany Loxonema roessleri (161274)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17United Kingdom (England) Chemnitzia roessleri (109716) Loxonema swedenborgiana (130765 130766)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17United Kingdom Chemnitzia sp. (130871)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Germany Chemnitzia sp. (66078)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Germany (Baden-W├╝rttemberg) Tretospira striata, Loxonema loxonematoides, Promathildia ornata (206384)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Germany (Hessen) Chemnitzia hehli (38545 44358)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Germany (Saxony-Anhalt) Turbonilla nodulifera, Turbonilla zekelii, Turbonilla terebra, Chemnitzia oblita, Chemnitzia loxonematoides, Turbonilla gracilior (201970)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy Ebala cassiana (164191)
Carnian - Norian237.0 - 208.5Indonesia (Timor) Chemnitzia subregularis (205303)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3Turkey (Bal─▒kesir) Chemnitzia sp., Chemnitzia manzavinii (201912)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3Germany Turbonilla alpina (202142)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Ebala cassiana (38164)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (Somerset) Chemnitzia granum (62956)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Italy (Lombardy) Chemnitzia sp., Chemnitzia quenstedti (38083)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Italy Chemnitzia sp. (204952)
Late/Upper Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Germany Pyramidellidae indet. (23840 23844)
Late/Upper Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Germany (Bavaria) Pyramidellidae indet. (23850 23855)
Spinatum189.6 - 183.0Germany Pyramidellidae sp., Falsoebala sp. (152175)
Late/Upper Toarcian180.1 - 175.6Germany Falsoebala costata, Falsoebala urdatica (75984)
Late/Upper Toarcian - Aalenian180.1 - 170.3France Chemnitzia sp. (51501)