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Velates batequensis

Gastropoda - Neritidae

Taxonomy
Velates batequensis was named by Squires and Demetrion (1990). Its type specimen is IGM 5051, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is CSUN Loc. 1220 [Bateque Fm], which is in a Ypresian offshore sandstone/limestone in the Bateque Formation of Mexico.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Velates batequensis Squires and Demetrion p. 99 figs. 2.1-2.5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderNeritopsinaCox 1960
superfamilyNeritoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNeritidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVelatinaeBandel 2001
genusVelatesMontfort 1810
speciesbatequensis

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