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Crepitacella cepula

Gastropoda - Rissoidae

Taxonomy
Melanopsis cepula was named by Guppy (1866) [DISTRIBUTION: Micoene-Pliocene; Caribbean.]. It is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Crepitacella.

It was recombined as Crepitacella cepula by Guppy (1867), Maury (1917), Woodring (1928) and Perrilliat (1972).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Melanopsis cepula Guppy p. 580 figs. pl. 26, fig. 14
1867Crepitacella cepula Guppy p. 500
1917Crepitacella cepula Maury p. 121
1928Crepitacella cepula Woodring p. 361
1972Crepitacella cepula Perrilliat p. 26

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
Discopoda(Fischer 1884)
superfamilyRissooideaGray 1847
familyRissoidaeGray 1847
genusCrepitacellaAdams 1861
speciescepula(Guppy 1866)

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