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Pseudoscalites

Gastropoda - Purpurinidae

Taxonomy
Pseudoscalites was named by Kittl (1892) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi Tr Nori Sepkoski's reference number: 119]. Its type is Pseudoscalites elegantissimus.

It was reranked as Angularia (Pseudoscalites) by Wenz (1938).

It was assigned to Angularia by Wenz (1938); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Purpurinidae by Nützel and Erwin (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Pseudoscalites Kittl p. 66
1938Angularia (Pseudoscalites) Wenz
2002Pseudoscalites Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pseudoscalites Nützel and Erwin p. 394

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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
genusPseudoscalites

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