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Axelella scalatella

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Taxonomy
Cancellaria scalatella was named by Guppy (1873) [DISTRIBUTION; Early Pliocene; Jamaica.]. Its type specimen is USNM 115474, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Cancellaria (Trigonostoma) scalatella by Dall (1903); it was recombined as Trigonostoma scalatella by Woodring (1928) and Woodring (1970); it was recombined as Olssonella scalatella by Petit (1970); it was recombined as Axelella scalatella by Petit (1988) and Landau et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Cancellaria scalatella Guppy p. 78 figs. pl. 2, fig. 4
1903Cancellaria (Trigonostoma) scalatella Dall p. 1583
1928Trigonostoma scalatella Woodring p. 224
1970Olssonella scalatella Petit p. 83
1970Trigonostoma scalatella Woodring p. 345
1988Axelella scalatella Petit p. 130
2012Axelella scalatella Landau et al. p. 926

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyCancellarioideaGray 1853
familyCancellariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyCancellariinaeGray 1853
genusAxelella
speciesscalatella(Guppy 1873)

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