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Neverita limula

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Natica limula was named by Conrad (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 12797, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Neverita (Glossaulax) limula by Cossmann (1925); it was recombined as Neverita limula by Conrad (1865), Palmer and Brann (1966) and Kosnik (2002).

Synonyms
  • Natica gibbosa was named by Lea (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 5528, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

    It was recombined as Neverita gibbosa by Conrad (1865); it was recombined as Natica (Neverita) gibbosa by Cossmann (1925); it was synonymized subjectively with Neverita limula by Palmer and Brann (1966).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Natica limula Conrad p. 46
1833Natica gibbosa Lea p. 108 figs. pl. 4, fig. 92
1865Neverita gibbosa Conrad p. 27
1865Neverita limula Conrad p. 27
1925Natica (Neverita) gibbosa Cossmann p. 117
1925Neverita (Glossaulax) limula Cossmann p. 117
1966Neverita limula Palmer and Brann p. 797
2002Neverita limula 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
subfamilyPolinicinaeGray 1847
genusNeveritaRisso 1826
specieslimula(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