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Granulina nitrina

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae

Taxonomy
Marginella (Closia) nitrina was named by Mansfield (1925) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocence; Trinidad and Tobago.]. Its type specimen is USNM 352652, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USGS 8302, which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in Trinidad and Tobago.

It was recombined as Cypraeolina nitrina by Woodring (1928); it was recombined as Granulina nitrina by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Marginella (Closia) nitrina Mansfield p. 40 figs. pl. 6, fig. 7
1928Cypraeolina nitrina Woodring p. 241
2008Granulina nitrina 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
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyCystiscidaeStimpson 1865
genusGranulinaJousseaume 1888
speciesnitrina()

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