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Purpurina (Pseudalaria)

Gastropoda - Purpurinidae

Taxonomy
Pseudalaria was named by Hudleston (1887) [Sepkoski's age data: J Plie J Oxfo]. Its type is Alaria etheridgii.

It was reranked as Purpurina (Pseudalaria) by Wenz (1938).

It was assigned to Purpurinidae by Cossmann (1906); to Purpurina by Wenz (1938); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Pseudalaria Hudleston pp. 188 - 189
1906Pseudalaria Cossmann
1938Purpurina (Pseudalaria) Wenz
2002Pseudalaria 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)
familyPurpurinidaeZittel 1895
genusPurpurinad'Orbigny 1850
subgenusPseudalaria()

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