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Mesalia zitteli

Gastropoda - Thiaridae

Taxonomy
Mesalia zitteli was named by Awad and Abed (1967) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Paleocene; Egypt.]. Its type specimen is G, 329, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Mesalia zitteli Abbass pp. 27-28
1967Mesalia zitteli Awad and Abed

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
RankNameAuthor
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
superfamilyCerithiaceaFérussac 1819
familyThiaridaeTroschel 1857
familyCerithiidae(Fleming 1822)
familyTurritellidaeLovén 1847
subfamilyPareorinae(Finlay and Marwick 1937)
genusMesaliaGray 1847
specieszitteliAwad and Abed 1967

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