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Athleta pygmaea

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Taxonomy
Volutilithes (Athleta) pygmaeus was named by Bellardi (1890) [DISTRIBUTION: Oligocene; Mediterranean.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was corrected as Volutilithes (Athleta) pygmaea by Ferrero-Mortara (1981); it was recombined as Athleta pygmaea by Sacco (1904) and Harzhauser (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Volutilithes (Athleta) pygmaeus Bellardi p. 15 figs. pl. 1, figs. 17a-d
1904Athleta pygmaea Sacco p. 90
1981Volutilithes (Athleta) pygmaea Ferrero-Mortara fig. 175
2004Athleta pygmaea Harzhauser p. 139

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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
familyVolutidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyAthletinaePilsbry and Olsson 1954
genusAthletaConrad 1853
speciespygmaea(Bellardi 1890)

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