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Bittium quilonense

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Taxonomy
Bittium quilonense was named by Dey (1961) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; India.]. It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala), which is in a Miocene carbonate limestone in the Quilon Limestone Formation of India.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Bittium quilonense Dey

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyCerithiidae(Fleming 1822)
subfamilyBittiinaeCossmann 1906
genusBittiumGray 1847
speciesquilonense

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