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Mitra quilonensis

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mitridae

Taxonomy
Mitra quilonensis 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
1961Mitra quilonensis Dey

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMitridaeSwainson 1831
genusMitraLamarck 1798
speciesquilonensis

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:22:13
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:22:13
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Early/Lower Miocene or 23.03000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97India Mitra quilonensis (type locality: 72033)