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Athleta petrosa

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Taxonomy
Voluta petrosa was named by Conrad (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains, Mexico.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Volutilithes petrosa by Conrad (1854) and Clark (1895); it was recombined as Athleta petrosus by Kosnik (2002); it was recombined as Athleta petrosa by Palmer (1937) and Perrilliat et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Voluta petrosa Conrad p. 29
1854Volutilithes petrosa Conrad p. 31
1895Volutilithes petrosa Clark p. 4
1937Athleta petrosa Palmer p. 372
2002Athleta petrosus Kosnik
2006Athleta petrosa Perrilliat et al. p. 162

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyVolutidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyAthletinaePilsbry and Olsson 1954
genusAthletaConrad 1853
speciespetrosa(Conrad 1833)

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