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Microptychis constricta

Gastropoda - Pseudozygopleuridae

Taxonomy
Melanea constricta was named by Sowerby (1821). It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Turritella constricta by Fleming (1828); it was recombined as Phasianella constricta by Goldfuss (1832); it was recombined as Chemnitzia constricta by de Koninck (1844); it was recombined as Loxonema constricta by de Koninck (1881); it was recombined as Microptychis constricta by Longstaff (1933) and Batten (1966).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1821Melanea constricta Sowerby p. 33 figs. pl. 218 f. 2
1828Turritella constricta Fleming p. 305
1832Phasianella constricta Goldfuss p. 234
1844Chemnitzia constricta de Koninck p. 465 figs. pl. 41 f. 5a-b
1881Loxonema constricta de Koninck pp. 56 - 57 figs. pl. 6 f. 19-21
1933Microptychis constricta Longstaff p. 109 figs. pl. 10 f. 9-11
1966Microptychis constricta Batten pp. 86 - 87 figs. pl. 9 f. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
superfamilyZygopleuroidea
familyPseudozygopleuridae()
genusMicroptychis
speciesconstricta()

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