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Metula peruviana

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Taxonomy
Metula peruviana was named by Olsson (1931). Its type locality is 3-4 miles north of Casa Saman, Chira Valley, which is in a Priabonian marine shale/ash in the Chira Formation of Peru.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Metula peruviana Olsson p. 104 figs. Plate 18, Fig. 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
genusMetulaAdams and Adams 1853
speciesperuviana

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