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Vanikoropsis

Gastropoda - Vanikoridae

Taxonomy
Vanikoropsis was named by Meek (1876) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti T Dani Sepkoski's reference number: 914,1066]. Its type is Natica toumeyana.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Vanikoridae by Kase (1984) and Stilwell et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Vanikoropsis Meek
1984Vanikoropsis Kase p. 148
2002Vanikoropsis Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Vanikoropsis Stilwell et al. p. 33

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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
superfamilyVanikoroideaGray 1840
familyVanikoridaeGray 1840
genusVanikoropsisMeek 1876

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