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Columbella mercatoria

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Columbellidae

Taxonomy
Voluta mercatoria was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Caribbean.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Columbella mercatoria by Hendy et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Voluta mercatoria Linnaeus pp. 730-731
1962Columbella williamgabbi Weisbord p. 308 figs. pl. 27, figs, 14, 15
2008Columbella mercatoria Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyColumbellidaeSwainson 1840
genusColumbellaLamarck 1799
speciesmercatoria(Linnaeus 1758)

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