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Meioceras

Gastropoda - Caecidae

Taxonomy
Meioceras was named by Carpenter (1858) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Caecum (Meioceras) by Pilsbry (1922).

It was assigned to Caecum by Pilsbry (1922); to Caecidae by Woodring (1959), Perrilliat (1972) and Todd (2001); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Meioceras Carpenter p. 438
1922Caecum (Meioceras) Pilsbry p. 378
1959Meioceras Woodring pp. 161-162
1972Meioceras Perrilliat p. 35
2001Meioceras Todd
2002Meioceras 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
Discopoda(Fischer 1884)
superfamilyTruncatelloideaGray 1840
familyCaecidaeGray 1850
genusMeiocerasCarpenter 1858

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