Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Vaughanites leptus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Taxonomy
Vaughanites leptus was named by Woodring (1928) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Pliocene; Jamaica.]. It is extant. Its type specimen is USNM 369418, a shell.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Vaughanites leptus Woodring p. 201 figs. pl. 9, fig. 1, 2
2008Vaughanites leptus Hendy et al.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTurridaeSwainson 1840
genusVaughanites
speciesleptus

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