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Gastropoda - Ranellidae

Charonia (Sassia) was named by Bellardi (1872). It is extant. Its type is Triton apenninicum.

It was Triton (Sassia) by Sacco (1904); it was reranked as Sassia by Turner (1938), Beu (1978), Squires (1987), Dockery (1993), Wilson (1993), Harzhauser (2002), Sepkoski (2002), Harzhauser (2004), Beu (2005), Harasewych and Beu (2007), Nielson and Valdovinos (2008) and Darragh (2017).

It was assigned to Triton by Sacco (1904); to Charonia by Kojumdgieva and Strachimirov (1960) and Karagiuleva (1964); to Ranellinae by Beu (1978); to Cymatiidae by Turner (1938), Dockery (1993) and Harzhauser (2002); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); to Cymatiinae by Squires (1987), Wilson (1993), Harzhauser (2004), Beu (2005) and Harasewych and Beu (2007); and to Ranellidae by Nielson and Valdovinos (2008) and Darragh (2017).

Species lacking formal opinion data
Sister taxa
S. (Byramia), S. (Personella) (syn. Byramia), S. (Sassia) (syn. S. (Monocirsus))

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Charonia (Sassia) Bellardi
1903Austrotriton Cossmann p. 93
1904Triton (Sassia) Sacco p. 38
1929Negyrina Iredale
1929Cymatoma Iredale p. 177
1929Charoniella Powell and Bartrum p. 426
1931Austrosassia Finlay p. 7
1936Phanozesta Iredale
1938Proxicharonia Powell p. 373
1938Sassia Turner p. 91
1960Charonia (Sassia) Kojumdgieva and Strachimirov p. 137
1964Charonia (Sassia) Karagiuleva p. 189
1976Sassia (Austrosassia) Beu pp. 304 - 305
1976Sassia (Austrotriton) Beu p. 305
1978Sassia Beu p. 30
1978Sassia (Proxicharonia) Beu p. 32
1987Sassia Squires p. 40
1993Sassia Dockery p. 78
1993Sassia Wilson p. 249
2002Sassia Harzhauser p. 92
2002Austrosassia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Austrotriton Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Proxicharonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Sassia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Sassia Harzhauser p. 135
2005Sassia (Austrotriton) Beu p. 33
2005Sassia Beu p. 103
2007Sassia Harasewych and Beu p. 90
2008Sassia Nielson and Valdovinos p. 209
2017Sassia Darragh p. 52

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
familyRanellidaeGray 1854
subfamilyCymatiinaeIredale 1913
genusSassia(Bellardi 1872)

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.

No diagnoses are available