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Nerita (Linnerita) polita

Gastropoda - Neritidae

Taxonomy
Nerita polita was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; west Pacific. COMMENTS: m. kosnik taxon no: 8829]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Nerita (Amphinerita) polita by Ladd (1966); it was recombined as Nerita (Linnerita) polita by Hendy (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Nerita polita Linnaeus
1966Nerita (Amphinerita) polita Ladd p. 56
1987Nerita polita Short and Potter p. 18
1996Nerita polita Jensen p. 7
2007Nerita (Linnerita) polita Hendy

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderNeritopsinaCox 1960
superfamilyNeritoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNeritidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyNeritinaeRafinesque 1815
genusNeritaLinnaeus 1758
subgenusLinneritaVermeij 1984
speciespolita(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