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Nitidella

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Columbellidae

Taxonomy
Nitidella was named by Swainson (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Columbella (Nitidella) by Maury (1917).

It was assigned to Columbella by Maury (1917); to Columbellidae by Jung (1994) and Todd (2001); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Nitidella Swainson p. 313
1917Columbella (Nitidella) Maury p. 99 figs. pl. 21, figs. 3, 4
1994Nitidella Jung p. 21
2001Nitidella Todd
2002Nitidella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyColumbellidaeSwainson 1840
genusNitidellaSwainson 1840

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