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Prosthenodon

Gastropoda - Littorinidae

Taxonomy
Prosthenodon was named by Cossmann (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Eo-m-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1248].

It was reranked as Littorina (Prosthenodon) by Cossmann (1916).

It was assigned to Littorina by Cossmann (1916); to Littorininae by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Prosthenodon Cossmann
1916Littorina (Prosthenodon) Cossmann
1995Prosthenodon Pacaud and Le Renard
2002Prosthenodon 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
subfamilyLittorininaeGray 1840
genusProsthenodonCossmann 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