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Volvarina nitida

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Marginellidae

Taxonomy
Marginella nitida was named by Hinds (1844) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Caribbean.]. It is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Marginella (Volvarina).

It was recombined as Volvarina nitida by Redfield (1870).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1844Marginella nitida Hinds
1870Volvarina nitida Redfield p. 221

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMarginellidaeFleming 1828
genusVolvarina(Hinds 1844)
speciesnitida(Hinds 1844)

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