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Pyruclia auriculaperta

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Taxonomy
Cancellaria auriculaperta was named by Vokes (1938) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Miocene; Trinidad and Tobago.]. Its type specimen is Amer. Mus. No. 24665, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Springvale (AMNH collection), which is in a Miocene coastal sandstone in Trinidad and Tobago.

It was recombined as Cancellaria (Cancellaria) auriculaperta by Vokes (1938); it was recombined as Cancellaria (Pyruclia) auriculaperta by Woodring (1970) and Jung and Petit (1990); it was recombined as Pyruclia auriculaperta by Landau et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Cancellaria (Cancellaria) auriculaperta Vokes p. 22 figs. fig. 19, 20
1970Cancellaria (Pyruclia) auriculaperta Woodring p. 338
1990Cancellaria (Pyruclia) auriculaperta Jung and Petit p. 100
2012Pyruclia auriculaperta Landau et al. p. 920

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyCancellarioideaGray 1853
familyCancellariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyCancellariinaeGray 1853
genusPyruclia(Olsson 1932)
speciesauriculaperta()

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