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Mesocoelia priscum

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Taxonomy
Melania prisca was named by Münster (1840). It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Loxonema priscum by Whidborne (1891), Whidborne (1892), Whidborne (1896), Tolmachoff (1930) and Amler and Heidelberger (2003); it was recombined as Loxonema prisca by Jux and Krath (1974); it was recombined as Mesocoelia priscum by Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Melania prisca Münster
1891Loxonema priscum Whidborne p. 181 figs. pl. 18 f. 17-19
1892Loxonema priscum Whidborne p. 42
1896Loxonema priscum Whidborne p. 373
1930Loxonema priscum Tolmachoff p. 58 figs. pl. 5 f. 6-7
1974Loxonema prisca Jux and Krath
2003Loxonema priscum Amler and Heidelberger p. 1184 figs. f. 12e-f
2017Mesocoelia priscum Wagner p. S1739

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyMurchisonioidea()
familyMurchisoniidae
genusMesocoelia()
speciespriscum()

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