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Volutilithes clarae

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Taxonomy
Voluta clarae was named by Harris (1899). Its type specimen is PRI 261 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Athleta clarae by Palmer and Brann (1966); it was recombined as Volutilithes clarae by Givens (1989).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Voluta clarae Harris p. 34 figs. fig 2, Pl. 4
1966Athleta clarae Palmer and Brann p. 512
1989Volutilithes clarae Givens p. 853 figs. 1.1-1.4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyVolutidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVolutilithinaePilsbry and Olsson 1954
genusVolutilithesSwainson 1829
speciesclarae(Harris 1899)

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