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Faunus (Pseudofaunus) chiraensis

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Pachychilidae

Taxonomy
Pseudofaunus chiraensis was named by Olsson (1931). Its type locality is 3-4 miles north of Casa Saman, Chira Valley, which is in a Priabonian marine shale/ash in the Chira Formation of Peru.

It was recombined as Faunus (Pseudofaunus) chiraensis by Clark and Durham (1946).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Pseudofaunus chiraensis Olsson p. 86 figs. Plate 16, 4, 6
1946Faunus (Pseudofaunus) chiraensis Clark and Durham p. 23

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyPachychilidaeTroschel 1857
genusFaunusMontfort 1810
subgenusPseudofaunus()
specieschiraensis()

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