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Turridina margarita

Gastropoda - Donaldinidae

Taxonomy
Murchisonia margarita was named by Whidborne (1892). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Lummaton Shell Bed, Chudleigh, North Devon, which is in a Givetian carbonate limestone in the Torquay Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Turridina margarita by Heidelberger (2001) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Murchisonia margarita Whidborne p. 318 figs. pl. 30 f. 19-20a
2001Turridina margarita Heidelberger pp. 218 - 219 figs. pl. 22 f. 13-15
2017Turridina margarita Wagner p. 2631

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassHeterostropha
superfamilyStreptacidoideaKnight 1931
familyDonaldinidae
genusTurridina
speciesmargarita()

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