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Melania nitida

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae

Taxonomy
Melania nitida was named by Lamarck (1804). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Grignon (Defrance collection), which is in a Lutetian open shallow subtidal sandstone/sandstone in France.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1804Melania nitida Lamarck p. 432 figs. Pl 19, fig 5
1825Melania nitida Deshayes p. 110 figs. Pl 13, figs 10-13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyThiaridaeTroschel 1857
subfamilyThiarinaeMorrison 1954
genusMelaniaRöding 1798
speciesnitida

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