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Modulus

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Modulidae

Taxonomy
Modulus was named by Gray (1842) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 614]. It is extant. Its type is Trochus modulus.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Modulidae by Fischer (1884), Gardner (1947), Ladd (1972), Petuch (1988), Wilson (1993), Todd (2001), Lozouet et al. (2001), Bouchet et al. (2005) and Landau and Marques da Silva (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Modulus Gray
1884Modulus Fischer p. 686
1947Modulus Gardner p. 581
1972Modulus Ladd p. 24
1988Modulus Petuch p. 151
1993Modulus Wilson p. 129
2001Modulus Lozouet et al. p. 22
2001Modulus Todd
2002Modulus Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Modulus Bouchet et al. pp. 110, 248
2010Modulus Landau and Marques da Silva p. 16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyModulidaeFischer 1884
genusModulusGray 1842

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