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Polystira albida

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Taxonomy
Pleurotoma albida was named by Perry (1811) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene-Pliocene; Caribbean.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Polystira.

It was recombined as Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) albida by Martin (1904); it was recombined as Turris albida by Maury (1917), Olsson (1922), Mansfield (1925), Hanna (1926), Weisbord (1929) and Anderson (1929); it was recombined as Turris (Polystira) albida by Oinomikado (1939); it was recombined as Pleuroliria (Polystira) albida by Woodring (1970); it was recombined as Polystira albida by Woodring (1928), DuBar (1958), Landau and Marques da Silva (2010) and Todd and Johnson (2013).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1811Pleurotoma albida Perry
1889Pleurotoma albida Dall p. 72
1904Pleurotoma (Hemipleurotoma) albida Martin p. 146
1911Pleurotoma albida Brown and Pilsbry p. 343
1917Turris albida Maury p. 50
1922Turris albida Olsson p. 58
1925Turris albida Mansfield p. 16
1926Turris albida Hanna p. 456
1928Polystira albida Woodring p. 145
1929Turris albida Anderson p. 113
1929Turris albida Weisbord p. 53
1939Turris (Polystira) albida Oinomikado p. 624
1958Polystira albida DuBar p. 185
1970Pleuroliria (Polystira) albida Woodring p. 365
2010Polystira albida Landau and Marques da Silva p. 110
2013Polystira albida Todd and Johnson p. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTurridaeSwainson 1840
genusPolystira
speciesalbida(Perry 1811)

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