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Volva

Gastropoda - Ovulidae

Taxonomy
Volva was named by Röding (1798) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 121]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Amphiperatinae by MacNeil (1960); to Ovulidae by Ladd (1982) and Wilson (1993); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1798Volva Röding pp. 21-22
1960Volva MacNeil p. 53
1982Volva Ladd p. 38
1993Volva Wilson p. 207
2002Volva 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
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOvulidaeFleming 1822
genusVolvaRöding 1798

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