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Diodora tenebrosa

Gastropoda - Fissurellidae

Taxonomy
Fissurella tenebrosa was named by Conrad (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 30504, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Fissuridea tenebrosa by Pilsbry and Johnson (1892); it was recombined as Diodora tenebrosa by Palmer (1937), Palmer and Brann (1966) and CoBabe and Allmon (1994).

Synonyms
  • Fissurella claibornensis was named by Lea (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 5450, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Diodora tenebrosa by Palmer and Brann (1966).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Fissurella tenebrosa Conrad p. 33
1833Fissurella claibornensis Lea p. 94 figs. pl. 3, fig. 74
1892Fissuridea tenebrosa Pilsbry and Johnson p. 106
1937Diodora tenebrosa Palmer p. 27
1966Diodora tenebrosa Palmer and Brann p. 632
1994Diodora tenebrosa CoBabe and Allmon

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyFissurelloidea(Fleming 1822)
familyFissurellidaeFleming 1822
subfamilyFissurellinaeFleming 1822
tribeDiodorini(Odhner 1932)
genusDiodoraGray 1821
speciestenebrosa(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