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Mesalia gigantia

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Taxonomy
Mesalia gigantia was named by Awad and Abed (1967) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Paleocene; Egypt.]. Its type specimen is G. 339, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Mesalia gigantia Abbass p. 28
1967Mesalia gigantia Awad and Abed

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyTurritellidaeLovén 1847
subfamilyPareorinae(Finlay and Marwick 1937)
genusMesaliaGray 1847
speciesgigantiaAwad 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