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Bursa amphitrites

Gastropoda - Bursidae

Taxonomy
Bursa amphitrites was named by Maury (1917) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene-Pliocene; Dominican Republic.]. Its type specimen is PRI 28763, a shell (58817), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cercado de Mao - Bluff No. 3 [Cercado Fm], which is in a Tortonian offshore claystone in the Cercado Formation of the Dominican Republic.

It was recombined as Bursa (Tutufa) amphitrites by Vokes (1973).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Bursa amphitrites Maury p. 109 figs. pl. 17, fig 9
1973Bursa (Tutufa) amphitrites Vokes p. 100
2010Bursa amphitrites Beu

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
familyBursidaeThiele 1925
genusBursaRoding 1798
speciesamphitrites

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
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