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Melongena lainei

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Pyrula lainei was named by Basterot (1825) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Oligocene-Early Miocene; Oman, Pakistan.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Melongena (Myristica) lainei by Sacco (1904); it was recombined as Melongena (Pyrula) lainei by Stchepinsky (1939); it was recombined as Galeodea lainei by Zbyszewski (1954); it was recombined as Melongena lainei by Vredenburg (1925), Anic (1952), Harzhauser and Mandic (2001), Harzhauser (2004) and Harzhauser (2007).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Pyrula lainei Basterot
1904Melongena (Myristica) lainei Sacco p. 32
1925Melongena lainei Vredenburg p. 180
1939Melongena (Pyrula) lainei Stchepinsky p. 37
1952Melongena lainei Anic p. 43
1954Galeodea lainei Zbyszewski p. 136
2001Melongena lainei Harzhauser and Mandic p. 709
2004Melongena lainei Harzhauser p. 137
2007Melongena lainei Harzhauser p. 106

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyMelongenidaeGill 1867
subfamilyMelongeninae(Gill 1871)
genusMelongenaSchumacher 1817
specieslainei(Basterot 1825)

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.

No diagnoses are available