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Melanella

Gastropoda - Eulimidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Melanella Bowdich p. 120
1938Melanella Wenz p. 834
1993Melanella Wilson p. 286
2001Melanella Todd
2002Melanella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Melanella Stilwell et al. p. 36

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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
familyEulimidaePhilippi 1853
genusMelanellaBowdich 1822

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
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