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Closia

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Taxonomy
Closia was named as a genus. It is extant.

It was reranked as Marginella (Closia) by Mansfield (1925); it was reranked as Persicula (Closia) by Dey (1961).

It was assigned to Marginella by Mansfield (1925); to Persicula by Dey (1961); to Volutidae by Abbass (1967); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Marginella (Closia) Mansfield p. 40
1961Persicula (Closia) Dey
1967Closia Abbass p. 117
2002Closia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyVolutidaeRafinesque 1815
genusClosia

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