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Euspira pallida

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Natica pallida was named by Broderip and Sowerby (1829) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Pleistocene-Recent; northern Atlantic, northern Pacific.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Polinices pallida by Hopkins and MacNeil (1960); it was recombined as Lunatia pallida by Eiriksson et al. (2004); it was recombined as Euspira pallida by Majima (1989) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonyms
  • Natica groenlandica was named by Möller (1842) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Northern Atlantic]. It is extant.

    It was recombined as Polinices groenlandicus by Richards (1962); it was synonymized subjectively with Euspira pallida by Hendy et al. (2008).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1829Natica pallida Broderip and Sowerby
1842Natica groenlandica Möller p. 80
1879Natica groenlandica Wood p. 31
1960Polinices pallida Hopkins and MacNeil
1962Polinices groenlandicus Richards
1989Euspira pallida Majima p. 37
2004Lunatia pallida Eiriksson et al.
2008Euspira pallida Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyNaticoidea(Forbes 1838)
familyNaticidaeGuilding 1834
subfamilyPolinicinaeGray 1847
genusEuspiraAgassiz 1837
speciespallida(Broderip and Sowerby 1829)

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