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Clavilithes (Cosmolithes)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Taxonomy
Cosmolithes was named by Grabau (1904) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than T Eo Sepkoski's reference number: 614,705].

It was reranked as Clavilithes (Cosmolithes) by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995).

It was assigned to Clavilithes by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Cosmolithes Grabau
1995Clavilithes (Cosmolithes) Pacaud and Le Renard p. 166
2002Cosmolithes 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
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyFasciolariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyFusininaeSwainson 1840
genusClavilithesSwainson 1840
subgenusCosmolithes(Grabau 1904)

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