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Natica vitellus

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Synonyms
  • Nerita ruffa was named by Born (1778) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Indian Ocean.]. It is extant.

    It was recombined as Natica ruffa by Reeve (1855); it was synonymized subjectively with Natica vitellus by Majima (1989).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Nerita vitellus Linnaeus p. 776
1778Nerita ruffa Born p. 413
1855Natica ruffa Reeve
1879Natica vitellus Martin p. 82
1913Natica vitellus Hedley pp. 299-300
1935Natica vitellus Oostingh p. 45
1939Natica vitellus Mukerjee p. 40
1989Natica vitellus Majima p. 74
1996Natica vitellus Jensen p. 22
2009Natica vitellus Harzhauser et al. p. 345

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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
genusNaticaScopoli 1777
speciesvitellus(Linnaeus 1758)

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