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Nerita (Theliostyla) exuvioides

Gastropoda - Neritidae

Taxonomy
Nerita exuvioides was named by Trechmann (1935) [DISTRIBUTION: Neogene; Caribbean.]. Its type specimen is BMNH GG 4503, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Nerita (Nerita) exuvioides by Jung (1971); it was recombined as Nerita (Theliostyla) exuvioides by Vokes (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Nerita exuvioides Trechmann p. 551 figs. Pl. 20, fig. 30
1971Nerita (Nerita) exuvioides Jung p. 175
1983Nerita (Theliostyla) exuvioides Vokes p. 132

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderNeritopsinaCox 1960
superfamilyNeritoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNeritidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyNeritinaeRafinesque 1815
genusNeritaLinnaeus 1758
subgenusTheliostylaMörch 1852
speciesexuvioides(Trechmann 1935)

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
P. Jung 1971Of medium size; spire low; body whorl inflated. Sculpture consists of 12 coarse spirals with interspaces of about the same width. The sides of the spirals are slightly overhanging the interspaces. Apertural features unknown.