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Agathistoma viridula

Gastropoda - Tegulidae

Taxonomy
Trochus viridulus was named by Gmelin (1791) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Caribbean.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Agathistoma.

It was recombined as Tegula viridula by Olsson and McGinty (1958); it was recombined as Tegula (Agathistoma) viridula by Weisbord (1962); it was recombined as Agathistoma viridulus by DeVries (2007); it was recombined as Agathistoma viridula by Landau et al. (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1791Trochus viridulus Gmelin p. 114
1958Tegula viridula Olsson and McGinty p. 11
1962Tegula (Agathistoma) viridula Weisbord p. 76
2007Agathistoma viridulus DeVries p. 173
2016Agathistoma viridula Landau et al. p. 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTegulidae(Kuroda et al. 1971)
genusAgathistoma
speciesviridula(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