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Simnia (Neosimnia) cristata

Gastropoda - Ovulidae

Taxonomy
Simnia (Neosimnia) cristata was named by Dolin (1991). Its type specimen is USNM 438617, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is TU 555 - Fourmile Creek [Chipola Fm], which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Simnia (Neosimnia) cristata Dolin pp. 40 - 41 figs. 43 - 45

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOvulidaeFleming 1822
subfamilyOvulinaeFlemming 1822
genusSimniaRisso 1826
subgenusNeosimnia
speciescristata

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