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Aphera

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Taxonomy
Aphera was named by Adams and Adams (1854) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 549]. It is extant. Its type is Cancellaria tessellata.

It was reranked as Cancellaria (Aphera) by Maury (1917) and Gardner (1947).

It was assigned to Cancellaria by Maury (1917) and Gardner (1947); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Cancellariidae by Woodring (1970), Jung and Petit (1990), Todd (2001) and Landau et al. (2012); and to Cancellariinae by Landau et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Aphera Adams and Adams
1917Cancellaria (Aphera) Maury p. 65
1947Cancellaria (Aphera) Gardner p. 377
1970Aphera Woodring p. 344
1990Aphera Jung and Petit p. 110
2001Aphera Todd
2002Aphera Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Aphera Landau et al. p. 325

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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
genusApheraAdams and Adams 1854

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