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Euspira marylandica

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Lunatia marylandica was named by Conrad (1865) [DISTRIBUTION: Paleocene-Early Eocene; Atlantic Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 15177, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Natica marylandica by Cossmann (1893); it was recombined as Euspira marylandica by Palmer (1937) and Palmer and Brann (1966).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Lunatia marylandica Conrad p. 26
1893Natica marylandica Cossmann p. 25
1895Lunatia marylandica Clark p. 4
1937Euspira marylandica Palmer p. 130
1966Euspira marylandica Palmer and Brann p. 670

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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
subfamilyPolinicinaeGray 1847
genusEuspiraAgassiz 1837
speciesmarylandica(Conrad 1865)

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