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Gastropoda - Rissoidae
It was reranked as Merelina (Linemera) by Ladd (1966); it was reranked as Alvania (Linemera) by Ponder (1984).
It was assigned to Merelina by Ladd (1966); to Alvania by Ponder (1984); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).
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.
|W. F. Ponder 1984||Shell: similar to Alvania S.s., with rather weak to strong clathrate sculpture, the axial elements sometimes predominant. Aperture simple, varix usually weak (Figs 23A, B; 96F; 98A, E). Protoconch of 1 Yz bulbous whorls, sculptured with exceedingly minute granules which are sometimes coalesced to form short, horizontal striae (Figs 96G; 98B, G).|