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Merriamites eurekae

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Pterothecidae

Taxonomy
Merriamella eurekae was named by Blodgett and Johnson (1992). It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Merriamites.

It was recombined as Merriamites eurekae by Blodgett and Johnson (1995) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Merriamella eurekae Blodgett and Johnson p. 95 figs. pl. 1 f. 3-17
1995Merriamites eurekae Blodgett and Johnson p. 608
2017Merriamites eurekae Wagner p. 298

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyPterothecidae
subfamilyCarinaropsinae()
genusMerriamites
specieseurekae()

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