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Doliocassis nupera

Gastropoda - Cassidae

Taxonomy
Cassis nuperus was named by Conrad (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Semicassis nupera by Conrad (1865); it was recombined as Cassidea (Semicassis) nupera by Cossmann (1903); it was recombined as Sconsia nupera by Pilsbry (1922); it was recombined as Sconsia (Doliocassis) nupera by Davies (1935); it was recombined as Doliocassis nupera by Palmer and Brann (1966) and CoBabe and Allmon (1994).

Synonyms
  • Buccinum sowerbii was named by Lea (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was recombined as Semicassis sowerbii by Conrad (1865); it was recombined as Cassis sowerbii by de Gregorio (1890); it was recombined as Cassidea (Doliocassis) sowerbyi by Cossmann (1912); it was synonymized subjectively with Doliocassis nupera by Palmer and Brann (1966).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Cassis nuperus Conrad p. 46
1833Buccinum sowerbii Lea p. 164 figs. pl. 5, fig. 169
1865Semicassis nupera Conrad p. 26
1865Semicassis sowerbii Conrad p. 26
1890Cassis sowerbii de Gregorio p. 99
1903Cassidea (Semicassis) nupera Cossmann p. 128
1912Cassidea (Doliocassis) sowerbyi Cossmann p. 159
1922Sconsia nupera Pilsbry p. 361
1935Sconsia (Doliocassis) nupera Davies p. 269
1966Doliocassis nupera Palmer and Brann p. 637
1994Doliocassis nupera CoBabe and Allmon

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
familyCassidaeLatreille 1825
genusDoliocassisDall 1909
speciesnupera(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