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Olivella spissa

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Olividae

Taxonomy
Olivella spissa was named by Waring (1917). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Martinez area in the Simi Hills (Locality 4 of Waring 1917), which is in an Eocene marine horizon in the Martinez Formation of California.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Olivella spissa Waring p. 84 figs. Pl. 12, Fig. 7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyOlivoidea(Troschel 1869)
familyOlividaeLatreille 1825
genusOlivellaSwainson 1831
speciesspissa

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