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Polinices lacteus

Gastropoda - Mesogastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Naticina lactea was named by Guilding (1834) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Caribbean.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Natica lactea by Krebs (1864); it was recombined as Polinices (Mammilla) lactea by Maury (1922); it was recombined as Polinices lactea by Woodring et al. (1924); it was recombined as Polinices lacteus by Weisbord (1962) and Callapez and Ferreira Soares (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1834Naticina lactea Guilding
1864Natica lactea Krebs p. 67
1922Polinices (Mammilla) lactea Maury p. 149
1924Polinices lactea Woodring and et al.
1962Polinices lacteus Weisbord p. 238
2000Polinices lacteus Callapez and Ferreira Soares p. 315

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderMesogastropodaThiele 1925
superfamilyNaticaceaForbes 1838
familyNaticidaeGuilding 1834
subfamilyPolinicinaeGray 1847
genusPolinicesMonfort 1810
specieslacteus(Guilding 1834)

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