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Laxispira

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Taxonomy
Laxispira was named by Gabb (1877) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-u K Maes-u Sepkoski's reference number: 790]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Vermiculariidae by Sohl (1964); to Vermiculariinae by Dockery (1993); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Laxispira Gabb
1964Laxispira Sohl p. 360
1993Laxispira Dockery p. 51
2002Laxispira Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyTurritellidaeLovén 1847
subfamilyVermiculariinae(Dall 1913)
genusLaxispiraGabb 1877

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