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Purpuroidea

Gastropoda - Purpurinidae

Taxonomy
Purpuroidea was named by Lycett (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi K Turo]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Purpurinidae by Kase (1984); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Purpuroidea Lycett
1984Purpuroidea Kase p. 104
2002Purpuroidea 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
genusPurpuroideaLycett 1848

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