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Pirula (Protopirula)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Pirula (Protopirula) was named by Rennie (1930) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-u]. Its type is Pirula (Protopirula) capensis.

It was reranked as Protopirula by Beu et al. (1990) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Ficidae by Beu et al. (1990); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pirula by Rennie (1930) and Squires and Graham (2014).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Pirula (Protopirula) Rennie
1990Protopirula Beu et al. p. 83
2002Protopirula Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Pirula (Protopirula) Squires and Graham p. 780

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyMelongenidaeGill 1867
subfamilyMelongeninae(Gill 1871)
genusPirulaSchumacher 1817
subgenusProtopirula(Lamarck 1799)

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