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Protostylus exiguus

Gastropoda - Orthonematidae

Taxonomy
Protostylus exiguus was named by Wang (1980). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Zhongying Section Bed 25 (QZ-7), Qinglong County, which is in a Changhsingian coastal limestone in China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Protostylus exiguus Wang p. 223 figs. Pl 8, fig 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
superfamilyOrthonematoideaNützel and Bandel 2000
familyOrthonematidaeNützel and Bandel 2000
genusProtostylus
speciesexiguus

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