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Polinices eminulus

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Natica eminula was named by Conrad (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 15172, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Lunatia eminula by Conrad (1865); it was recombined as Euspira eminula by Glibert (1965); it was recombined as Polinices eminulus by Palmer (1937), Palmer and Brann (1966) and CoBabe and Allmon (1994).

Synonyms
  • Natica parva was named by Lea (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 5518, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

    It was recombined as Polynices (Lunatia) parva by Dall (1892); it was recombined as Natica (Lunatia) parva by Cossmann (1925); it was synonymized subjectively with Polinices eminulus by Palmer and Brann (1966).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Natica eminula Conrad p. 46
1833Natica parva Lea p. 106 figs. pl. 4, fig. 89
1865Lunatia eminula Conrad p. 26
1892Polynices (Lunatia) parva Dall p. 371
1925Natica (Lunatia) parva Cossmann p. 139
1937Polinices eminulus Palmer p. 121
1965Euspira eminula Glibert p. 88
1966Polinices eminulus Palmer and Brann p. 846
1994Polinices eminulus CoBabe and Allmon

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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
genusPolinicesMonfort 1810
specieseminulus(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