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Sinum bilix

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Sigaretus bilix was named by Conrad (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 15263, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Stomatia bilix by Conrad (1854); it was recombined as Catinus bilix by Conrad (1865); it was recombined as Sinum bilix by Palmer (1937) and Palmer and Brann (1966).

Synonyms
  • Natica striata was named by Lea (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 5509, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

    It was recombined as Sigaretus striatus by de Gregorio (1890); it was synonymized subjectively with Sinum bilix by Palmer and Brann (1966).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Sigaretus bilix Conrad p. 344
1833Natica striata Lea p. 105 figs. pl. 4, fig. 8
1854Stomatia bilix Conrad p. 30
1865Catinus bilix Conrad p. 27
1890Sigaretus striatus de Gregorio p. 154
1937Sinum bilix Palmer p. 139
1966Sinum bilix Palmer and Brann p. 906

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyNaticoidea(Forbes 1838)
familyNaticidaeGuilding 1834
subfamilySininaeWoodring 1928
genusSinumRöding 1798
speciesbilix(Conrad 1833)

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