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Cancilla

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Mitridae

Taxonomy
Cancilla was named by Swainson (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R Sepkoski's reference number: 550]. It is extant. Its type is Tiara isabella.

It was reranked as Mitra (Cancilla) by Vredenburg (1925) and MacNeil (1960).

It was assigned to Mitra by Vredenburg (1925) and MacNeil (1960); to Mitridae by Ladd (1977) and Ladd (1982); to Imbricariinae by Wilson (1993) and Davoli (2000); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Cancilla Swainson
1925Mitra (Cancilla) Vredenburg p. 149
1960Mitra (Cancilla) MacNeil p. 93
1977Cancilla Ladd p. 62
1982Cancilla Ladd p. 53
1993Cancilla Wilson p. 156
2000Cancilla Davoli p. 184
2002Cancilla 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
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMitridaeSwainson 1831
subfamilyImbricariinaeTroschel 1868
genusCancillaSwainson 1840

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