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Prostylifer

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Prostyliferidae

Taxonomy
Amauropsis (Prostylifer) was named by Koken (1889) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1120]. Its type is Melania paludinaris.

It was misspelled as Protostylifera by Sepkoski (2002); it was reranked as Prostylifer by Bandel (1992), Bandel (1994) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

It was assigned to Amauropsis by Koken (1889); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Prostyliferidae by Bandel (1992), Bandel (1994) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Amauropsis (Prostylifer) Koken
1992Prostylifer Bandel p. 50
1994Prostylifer Bandel p. 143
2002Protostylifera Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Prostylifer Bouchet et al. p. 142

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyProstyliferidaeBandel 1992
genusProstylifer(Koken 1889)

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