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Michelia darwini

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Taxonomy
Niso darwini was named by de Koninck (1876). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Vetotuba darwini by de Koninck (1898); it was recombined as Coelocaulus darwini by Chapman (1916); it was recombined as Michelia darwini by Tassell (1976), Tassell (1982), Cook (1994) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Niso darwini de Koninck p. 127 figs. pl. 4 f. 11, 11a-c
1898Vetotuba darwini de Koninck p. 101
1916Coelocaulus darwini Chapman p. 86
1941Niso darwini Knight p. 362
1976Michelia darwini Tassell p. 16 figs. pl. 1 f. 1-2
1982Michelia darwini Tassell pp. 30 - 31 figs. pl. 4 f. 4-6
1994Michelia darwini Cook p. 29
2017Michelia darwini Wagner p. 2959

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyMurchisonioidea()
familyMurchisoniidae
genusMichelia
speciesdarwini()

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