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Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eutriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Neotriploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Eucoelomata  ⇒ Superstamm: Eutrochozoa  ⇒ Stamm: Mollusca  ⇒ Klasse: Gastropoda  ⇒ Unterklasse: Orthogastropoda  ⇒ Superordnung: Caenogastropoda  ⇒ Ordnung: Sorbeoconcha  ⇒ Unterordnung: Hypsogastropoda  ⇒ Teilordnung: Littorinimorpha  ⇒ Superfamilie: Stromboidea  ⇒ Familie: Aporrhaidae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

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Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Kiel & Bandel, 1999

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 125 Ma - End age: 56 Ma
Upper/Late Cretaceous
Lower/Early Cretaceous

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Motility: slow-moving


Compositon of the remains:


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  • L. R. Saul, 2015 - Pacific Slope of North America record of the Cretaceous aporrhaid gastropod Tessarolax: Evolutionary trends, mode of life, and paleobiogeography of the genus - Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Contributions in Science (523), 37-65 (journal article, English)
  • I. V. Blagovetshenskiy, 2012 - Gastropods of the Family Aporrhaidae from the Lower Cretaceous of Ulyanovsk, Volga Region - Paleontological Journal (46), 343-353 (journal article, English)
  • H. A. Kollmann, 2009 - A Late Cretaceous Aporrhaidae-dominated gastropod assemblage from the Gosau Group of the Pletzach Alm near Kramsach (Tyrol, Austria). With an appendix on the taxonomy of Mesozoic Aporrhaidae and their position in the superfamily Stromboidea - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. Serie A für Mineralogie und Petrographie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Anthropologie und Prähistorie (111), 33-71 (journal article, English)
  • I. V. Blagovetshenskiy, 2006 - Gastropod Mollusks from the Hauterivian of Ulyanovsk (Volga Region): 1. Family Aporrhaidae - Paleontological Journal (40), 34-45 (journal article, English)
  • J. J. Sepkoski, Jr., 2002 - A compendium of fossil marine animal genera - Bulletins of American Paleontology (363), 1-560 (serial monograph, English)
  • S. Kiel, 1999 - The Pugnellidae, a new stromboidean family (Gastropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous - Palaeontologische Zeitschrift (73), 47-58 (journal article, English)
  • W. P. Elder, 1993 - Paleogeographic implications of molluscan assemblages in the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Pigeon Point Formation, California - Mesozoic Paleogeography of the Western United States - II. Pacific Section SEPM Book (71), 171-186 (book chapter, English)
  • W. P. Popenoe, 1983 - Cretaceous Aporrhaidae from California: Aporrhainae and Arrhoginae - Journal of Paleontology (57), 742-765 (journal article, English)
  • M. A. Murphy, 1960 - Mollusca of the Cretaceous Bald Hills Formation of California - Journal of Paleontology (34), 835-858 (journal article, )
  • L. W. Stephenson, 1941 - The larger invertebrate fossils of the Navarro group of Texas - The University of Texas Publication (4101), 1-625 (, )
  • F. M. Anderson, 1935 - Cretaceous geology of Lower California - Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (23), 1-34 (journal article, English)
  • L. Riedel, 1933 - Die Oberkreide vom Mungofluß in Kamerun und ihre Fauna - Beiträge zur Geologischen Erforschung der Deutschen Schutzgebiete (16), 1-154 (serial monograph, German)
  • R. B. Stewart, 1927 - Gabb's California fossil type gastropods - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia (78), 287-447 (journal article, English)
  • C. A. Waring, 1917 - Stratigraphic and faunal relations of the Martinez to the Chico and Tejon of Southern California - Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (7), 41-124 (journal article, English)
  • W. M. Gabb, 1868 - Section II. Cretaceous Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species - Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils (), 127-205 (book chapter, English)
  • W. M. Gabb, 1864 - Description of the Cretaceous fossils - Geological Survey of California Palaeontology (1), 57-217 (journal article, English)
  • W. M. Gabb, 1860 - Descriptions of new species of American Tertiary and Cretaceous fossils - Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (4), 375-406 (journal article, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) dwra-q2xrEKylIVo-X-iDA
GUID (Global unique identifier) FADA0A77-B1AD-42AC-B294-8568F97FA20C
Database ID 23025