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Mammilla melanostoma

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Nerita melanostoma was named by Gmelin (1791) [DISTRIBUTION: Pliocene-Recent; Indo-Pacific.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Polinices melanostoma by Nomua (1934); it was recombined as Mammilla melanostoma by Majima (1989) and Okutaini (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1791Nerita melanostoma Gmelin
1934Polinices melanostoma Nomua
1989Mammilla melanostoma Majima p. 66
2000Mammilla melanostoma Okutaini p. 255

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyNaticoidea(Forbes 1838)
familyNaticidaeGuilding 1834
subfamilyPolinicinaeGray 1847
genusMammillaSchumacher 1817
speciesmelanostoma(Gmelin 1791)

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