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Mesohalina margaritaceus

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae

Murex margaritaceus was named by Brocchi (1814) [DISTRIBUTION: Oligocene-Early Miocene; Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Cerithium margaritaceum by Hörnes (1856); it was recombined as Potamides margaritaceus by Sacco (1888); it was recombined as Tympanotonos margaritaceus by Cossmann and Peyrot (1922), Harzhauser and Mandic (2001) and Harzhauser (2004); it was recombined as Mesohalina margaritacea by Wittibschlager (1983) and Wittibschlager (1983); it was recombined as Tympanotonos (Tympanotonos) margaritaceus by Taner (1996); it was recombined as Mesohalina margaritaceus by Marquet et al. (2008).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1814Murex margaritaceus Brocchi p. 447 figs. pl. 9, fig. 24
1856Cerithium margaritaceum Hörnes p. 404 figs. pl. 42 fig. 9
1888Potamides margaritaceus Sacco p. 21 figs. pl. 7, figs. 30-31
1922Tympanotonos margaritaceus Cossmann and Peyrot p. 248 figs. pl. 6, fig. 60
1983Mesohalina margaritacea Wittibschlager p. 58
1996Tympanotonos (Tympanotonos) margaritaceus Taner p. 69 figs. pl. 2, figs. 3-3a
2001Tympanotonos margaritaceus Harzhauser and Mandic p. 696
2004Tympanotonos margaritaceus Harzhauser p. 120
2008Mesohalina margaritaceus Marquet et al. p. 39

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyPotamididaeAdams and Adams 1854
genusMesohalinaWittibschlager 1983
speciesmargaritaceus(Brocchi 1814)

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.

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