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Hindsia (Nihonophos) magnifica

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Nassaria magnifica was named by Lischke (1871) [DISTRIBTUION: Late Miocene-Recent; Japan.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Hindsia (Nihonophos).

It was recombined as Nassaria (Hindsia) magnifica by Pilsbry (1895); it was recombined as Hindsia (Nihonophos) magnifica by MacNeil (1960).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Nassaria magnifica Lischke p. 148
1895Nassaria (Hindsia) magnifica Pilsbry p. 34
1960Hindsia (Nihonophos) magnifica MacNeil p. 72

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
genusHindsiaAdams 1853
speciesmagnifica(Lischke 1871)

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:10:04
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:10:04
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Miocene to the top of the Early/Lower Pliocene or 11.60800 to 3.60000 Ma

Collections (6 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Japan Hindsia magnifica (42170)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Japan (Okinawa) Hindsia magnifica (42174)
Late/Upper Miocene - Early/Lower Pliocene11.608 - 3.6Japan (Okinawa) Hindsia magnifica (42176)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Japan Nassaria magnifica (45515 45525 45526)