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Euclia alacertata

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Taxonomy
Euclia alacertata was named by Landau et al. (2012). Its type specimen is NHMW 2011/0177/0017, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Gatun Locks [upper Gatun Fm], which is in a Tortonian coastal siltstone in the Gatun Formation of Panama.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Euclia alacertata Landau et al. pp. 915, 917 figs. figs. 5.1-5.8, 7.3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyCancellarioideaGray 1853
familyCancellariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyCancellariinaeGray 1853
genusEucliaAdams and Adams 1854
speciesalacertata

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
B. Landau et al. 2012A medium-sized Euclia species with a multi spiral protoconch, tall conical spire, sculpture finely reticulate, no shoulder present and three sharp columellar folds.