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Natica (Naticarius) semilunata

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Natica semilunata was named by Lea (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain; COMMENTS: m. kosnik taxon no: 6924]. Its type specimen is ANSP 5529, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Lunatia semilunata by Conrad (1865); it was recombined as Natica (Lunatia) semilunata by de Gregorio (1890); it was recombined as Naticarius (Natella) semilunata by Gilbert (1963); it was recombined as Natica (Naticarius) semilunata by Palmer and Brann (1966).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Natica semilunata Lea p. 108 figs. pl. 4, fig. 93
1865Lunatia semilunata Conrad p. 27
1890Natica (Lunatia) semilunata de Gregorio p. 148
1963Naticarius (Natella) semilunata Gilbert p. 103
1966Natica (Naticarius) semilunata Palmer and Brann p. 792
2002Natica semilunata Kosnik

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyNaticoidea(Forbes 1838)
familyNaticidaeGuilding 1834
subfamilyNaticinaeGuilding 1834
genusNaticaDumeril 1806
subgenusNaticarius
speciessemilunata(Lea 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