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Polystira tenagos

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Taxonomy
Polystira (Pleuroliria) tenagos was named by Gardner (1947) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; Florida.]. Its type specimen is USNM 351134, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 3742 - Mossyhead [Shoal River Fm], which is in a Serravallian marine marl/sandstone in the Shoal River Formation of Florida.

It was recombined as Pleuroliria (Polystira) tenagos by Woodring (1970); it was recombined as Polystira tenagos by Hendy et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Polystira (Pleuroliria) tenagos Gardner pp. 288-289 figs. pl. 38, figs. 25, 26
1970Pleuroliria (Polystira) tenagos Woodring p. 364
2008Polystira tenagos Hendy et al.

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

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