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Protoma

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Taxonomy
Protoma was named by Baird (1870) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol R Sepkoski's reference number: 614]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); to Turritellinae by Harzhauser (2002); to Turritellidae by Harzhauser (2004); and to Protominae by Marwick (1957), Allmon (1996), Bouchet et al. (2005) and Harzhauser et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Protoma Baird
1957Protoma Marwick p. 161
1996Protoma Allmon p. 10
2002Protoma Harzhauser p. 76
2002Protoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Protoma Harzhauser p. 123
2005Protoma Bouchet et al. pp. 142, 249
2009Protoma Harzhauser et al. p. 344

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyTurritellidaeLovén 1847
subfamilyProtominaeMarwick 1957
genusProtomaBaird 1870

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