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Scaphella costaricana

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Taxonomy
Scaphella costaricana was named by Olsson (1922). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Rio Cocles [Uscari Fm], which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in the Uscari Formation of Costa Rica.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Scaphella costaricana Olsson p. 100 figs. pl. 15, figs. 13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyVolutidaeRafinesque 1815
genusScaphellaSwainson 1832
speciescostaricana

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