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Nassarius (Uzita) armuella

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Nassa (Uzita) armuella was named by Olsson (1942). Its type specimen is PRI 4056, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Charco Azul [Charco Azul Fm], which is in a Pliocene offshore shale in the Charco Azul Formation of Costa Rica.

It was recombined as Nassarius (Uzita) armuella by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Nassa (Uzita) armuella Olsson
2008Nassarius (Uzita) armuella Hendy et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassCaenogastropoda(Cox 1959)
Sorbeoconcha(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
Hypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
superorderLatrogastropodaRiedel 2000
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNassariidaeIredale 1916
subfamilyNassariinaeIredale 1916
genusNassariusDuméril 1806
subgenusUzita(Adams and Adams 1853)
speciesarmuella(Olsson 1942)

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.

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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Entire body: yesg
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Thickness: thing
Folds: noneg
Ribbing: minorg
Spines: noneg
Internal reinforcement: noneg
Locomotion: slow-movingg
Life habit: semi-infaunalg
Diet: carnivoreg
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-03-16 09:57:48
Modified: 2018-03-04 20:07:33
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Abbott and Dance 1986, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Pliocene or 5.33300 to 2.58800 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Costa Rica Nassa armuella (type locality: 66790)