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Maoricolpus

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Taxonomy
Maoricolpus was named by Finlay (1926) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 909]. It is extant. Its type is Turritella rosea.

It was assigned to Turritellidae by Beu et al. (1990); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Turritellinae by Wilson (1993), Allmon (1996) and Rosenberg et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Maoricolpus Finlay
1990Maoricolpus Beu et al. p. 407
1993Maoricolpus Wilson p. 139
1996Maoricolpus Allmon p. 10
2002Maoricolpus Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Maoricolpus Rosenberg et al.

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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
subfamilyTurritellinaeLovén 1847
genusMaoricolpusFinlay 1926

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