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Lithopoma americanum

Gastropoda - Turbinidae

Taxonomy
Trochus americanus was named by Gmelin (1791) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Astralium americanum by Vaughn (1919); it was recombined as Astraea americana by Woodring et al. (1924); it was recombined as Astraea (Lithopoma) americana by Petuch (1994); it was recombined as Lithopoma americanum by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1791Trochus americanus Gmelin p. 3581
1919Astralium americanum Vaughn
1924Astraea americana Woodring and et al.
1994Astraea (Lithopoma) americana southbayensis Petuch
1994Astraea (Lithopoma) americana Petuch p. 247
1994Astraea (Lithopoma) americana southbayensis Petuch p. 247 figs. pl. 4, fig. f
2007Astraea (Lithopoma) southbayensis Petuch and Roberts p. 170
2008Lithopoma americanum Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTurbinoideaRafinesque 1815
familyTurbinidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyTurbininaeRafinesque 1815
genusLithopomaGray 1850
speciesamericanum(Gmelin 1791)

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