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Echininus

Gastropoda - Littorinidae

Taxonomy
Echininus was named by Clench and Abbott (1942) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R Sepkoski's reference number: 909]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Opisthobranchia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Nina Gray
1915Nina Cossmann pp. 80 - 81
1942Echininus Clench and Abbott
2002Echininus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Nina 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
superfamilyLittorinoidea(Gray 1840)
familyLittorinidaeGray 1840
genusEchininusClench and Abbott 1942

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