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Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mangeliidae

Bela was named by Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 614,700]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Pleurotoma (Bela) by Mörch (1869); it was reranked as Turris (Bela) by Pilsbry and Lowe (1932); it was reranked as Mangelia (Bela) by Carcelles (1950).

It was assigned to Pleurotoma by Mörch (1869); to Turris by Pilsbry and Lowe (1932); to Mangelia by Carcelles (1950); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Turridae by Baluk (2003), Vera-Peláez et al. (2004) and Nielson and Valdovinos (2008); and to Mangeliidae by Bouchet et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Bela Gray
1869Pleurotoma (Bela) Mörch
1932Turris (Bela) Pilsbry and Lowe p. 322
1950Mangelia (Bela) Carcelles p. 67
2002Bela Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Bela Baluk p. 31
2004Bela Vera-Peláez et al. p. 258
2008Bela Nielson and Valdovinos p. 210
2011Bela Bouchet et al. p. 281

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyMangeliidae(Fischer 1884)
genusBelaGray 1847

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.

No diagnoses are available