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Petaloconchus sculpturatus alcimus

Gastropoda - Vermetidae

Taxonomy
Petaloconchus alcimus was named by Mansfield (1925) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene; Trinidad and Tobago.]. Its type specimen is USNM 352674, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS 9195, which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in Trinidad and Tobago.

It was recombined as Petaloconchus sculpturatus alcimus by Landau and Marques da Silva (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Petaloconchus alcimus Mansfield p. 51 figs. pl. 9, figs. 2, 3, 4
2010Petaloconchus sculpturatus alcimus Landau and Marques da Silva p. 33

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyVermetoideaRafinesque 1815
familyVermetidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVermetinaeRafinesque 1815
genusPetaloconchusLea 1843
speciessculpturatusLea 1846
subspeciesalcimus()

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