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Velates perversus

Gastropoda - Neritidae

Taxonomy
Nerita perversa was named by Gmelin (1791) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle-Late Eocene; Europe, Sahara, Arabian Peninsula, Russia, Myanmar, Pakistan, India, Tibet, Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Somalia.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Velates perversus by Cox (1931), Eames (1952), Woodring (1957), Iqbal (1973), Woodring (1982) and Okan and Hosgor (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1791Nerita perversa Gmelin
1923Velates schmideliana Trechmann p. 347 figs. pl. 15, figs. 1-3
1931Velates perversus Cox pp. 36-37
1946Velates floridanus Richards
1952Velates perversus Eames p. 12
1957Velates perversus Woodring p. 66
1973Velates perversus Iqbal p. 21
1982Velates perversus Woodring p. 724
2008Velates perversus Okan and Hosgor p. 792

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderNeritopsinaCox 1960
superfamilyNeritoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNeritidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVelatinaeBandel 2001
genusVelatesMontfort 1810
speciesperversus(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