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Moerkeia

Gastropoda - Protorculidae

Taxonomy
Moerkeia was named by Böhm (1895) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi-l Tr Rhae Sepkoski's reference number: 119].

It was assigned to Strombidae by Böhm (1895); to Protorculidae by Nützel and Senowbari-Daryan (1999); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Purpurinidae by Cossmann (1909), Wenz (1938) and Guzhov (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Moerkeia Böhm pp. 298 - 299
1909Moerckeia Cossmann
1938Moerckeia Wenz
1999Moerkeia Nützel and Senowbari-Daryan
2002Moerckeia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Moerckeia Guzhov pp. S478, S513

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
superfamilyZygopleuroidea
familyProtorculidae
genusMoerkeia

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