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Margaritella

Gastropoda - Architectonicidae

Taxonomy
Margaritella was named by Meek and Hayden (1860) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-l].

It was assigned to Architectonicidae by Sohl (1960); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Margaritella Meek and Hayden
1960Margaritella Sohl p. 68
2002Margaritella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderHeterobranchiaGray 1840
superfamilyArchitectonicoideaGray 1840
familyArchitectonicidaeGray 1850
genusMargaritellaMeek and Hayden 1860

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
N. F. Sohl 1960Small thin discoidal shell with nacreous inner shell layer; umbilicus deep, open, and moderately wide; umbilical margin crenulate.