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Megalomphalus (Micromphalina)

Gastropoda - Vanikoridae

Taxonomy
Micromphalina was named by Cossmann (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l T Plio].

It was reranked as Micreschara (Micromphalina) by Marwick (1924); it was reranked as Megalomphalus (Micromphalina) by Glibert (1963).

It was assigned to Micreschara by Marwick (1924); to Megalomphalus by Glibert (1963); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Micromphalina Cossmann
1924Micreschara (Micromphalina) Marwick
1963Megalomphalus (Micromphalina) Glibert p. 4
2002Micromphalina 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
familyVanikoridaeGray 1840
genusMegalomphalusBrusina 1871
subgenusMicromphalina(Cossmann 1888)

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