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Ancilla (Alocospira)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Olividae

Taxonomy
Alocospira was named by Cossmann (1899) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-u T Plio-u Sepkoski's reference number: 728,899].

It was reranked as Ancilla (Alocospira) by Oostingh (1935).

It was assigned to Ancilla by Oostingh (1935); to Ancillinae by Wilson (1994); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Alocospira Cossmann
1935Ancilla (Alocospira) Oostingh p. 106
1994Alocospira Wilson p. 127
2002Alocospira Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyOlivoidea(Troschel 1869)
familyOlividaeLatreille 1825
genusAncillaLamarck 1799
subgenusAlocospira(Cossmann 1899)

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