Original Diagnosis of Arrhoges (Antarctohoges) by Stilwell & Zinsmeister, 1992, p. 103:
- "Shell moderately high-spired, turriform; body whorl slightly expanded, convex, somewhat encroaching upon the penultimate whorl; shell ornamented with moderately strong, equally spaced, sinuous axial ribs and very fine, numerous, closely spaced spiral threads; outer lip rounded, arcuate, expanded and thickened with minute denticles; aperture subovate with very short siphonal canal; inductura moderate."
Type species: Chrysodomus? diversicostata Wilckens, 1911 by original designation.
Antarctohoges species are
Etymology: "New subgenus named for its occurrence in Antarctica and its affinity to Arrhoges."
History and Synonymy
Hendy et al. 2008
- Arrhoges (Antarctohoges) was reranked as Antarctohoges and belongs to Aporrhaidae
- A. J. W. Hendy, D. P. Buick, K. V. Bulinski, C. A. Ferguson, and A. I. Miller. 2008. Unpublished census data from Atlantic coastal plain and circum-Caribbean Neogene assemblages and taxonomic opinions. Paleobiology Database http://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl?a=displayReference&reference_no=19909; Last visited: 21.08.2012
- Stilwell, J. D., & W. J. Zinsmeister (1992), Molluscan Systematics and Biostratigraphy: Lower Tertiary La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antartic Peninsula, Antarct. Res. Ser., vol. 55, 192 pp., AGU, Washington, D. C. (parts of the text)