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Radinista vivienneae

Gastropoda - Vanikoridae

Taxonomy
Zeradina (Radinista) vivienneae was named by Laws (1939). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Pakaurangi Point, Kaipara Harbour, which is in an Otaian coastal sandstone in the Pakaurangi Formation of New Zealand.

It was recombined as Radinista vivienneae by Beu et al. (1990).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Zeradina (Radinista) vivienneae Laws p. 482 figs. 53, 55
1990Radinista vivienneae Beu et al. p. 408

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyVanikoroideaGray 1840
familyVanikoridaeGray 1840
genusRadinistaFinlay 1926
speciesvivienneae()

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
C. R. Laws 1939Shell small, body-whorl very large and expanded, height of spireabout one-fifth that of shell. Suture strongly cut in. Whorls convex, shouldered above. Protoconch of about 1! convex volutionstunsculptured.Sculpture similar to that of Z. corrugata Hedley, coarse growth-ridges simulating varices, and spiral threads which are rather uneven in strength. .Aperture large, broadly ovate, continuous, inner lip separated from body by a groove; umbilicus distinct~ entering from groove ; a sharp ridge bordering left side of groove below and entering umbilicus.