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Petaloconchus nigricans

Gastropoda - Vermetidae

Taxonomy
Vermetus lumbricalis nigricans was named by Dall (1884) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Vermetus nigricans by Richards (1962); it was recombined as Petaloconchus nigricans by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Vermetus lumbricalis nigricans Dall p. 334
1962Vermetus nigricans Richards
2008Petaloconchus nigricans 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
superfamilyVermetoideaRafinesque 1815
familyVermetidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVermetinaeRafinesque 1815
genusPetaloconchusLea 1843
speciesnigricans(Dall 1884)

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