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Melampus bidentatus

Gastropoda - Ellobiidae

Taxonomy
Melampus bidentatus was named by Say (1822) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

Synonyms
  • Melampus lineatus was named by Say (1822) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Melampus bidentatus by Hendy et al. (2008).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Melampus lineatus Say
1822Melampus bidentatus Say pp. 245-247
1859Melampus bidentatus Holmes p. 97
1962Melampus lineatus Richards
2008Melampus bidentatus Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassPulmonataCuvier 1817
Eupulmonata(Haszprunar and Huber 1990)
superfamilyEllobioideaPfeiffer 1854
familyEllobiidaePfeiffer 1854
genusMelampusMontfort 1810
speciesbidentatusSay 1822

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