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Hipponix (Malluvium)

Gastropoda - Hipponicidae

Taxonomy
Malluvium was named by Melvill (1906) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Capulus (Malluvium) by Woodring (1928); it was reranked as Hipponix (Malluvium) by MacNeil (1960) and Ladd (1972).

It was assigned to Capulus by Woodring (1928); to Hipponix by MacNeil (1960) and Ladd (1972); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Malluvium Melvill p. 82
1928Capulus (Malluvium) Woodring p. 372
1960Hipponix (Malluvium) MacNeil p. 47
1972Hipponix (Malluvium) Ladd p. 53
2002Malluvium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyVanikoroideaGray 1840
familyHipponicidaeTroschel 1861
genusHipponix(Defrance 1819)
subgenusMalluvium(Melvill 1906)

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