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Bulimus lacteus

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Taxonomy
Bulimus lacteus was named by Bruguière (1792) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Paris Basin.]. It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Bayania.

It was recombined as Melania lactea by Lamarck (1804) and Deshayes (1825); it was recombined as Bayania lactea by Munier-Chalmas (1885) and Woodring (1973).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1792Bulimus lacteus Bruguière
1804Melania lactea Lamarck p. 430 figs. Pl 18, fig 13
1825Melania lactea Deshayes p. 106 figs. Pl 13, figs 1-5
1885Bayania lactea Munier-Chalmas
1973Bayania lactea Woodring p. 468

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
genusBulimusBruguière 1792
specieslacteusBruguière 1792

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