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Cotonopsis

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Columbellidae

Taxonomy
Cotonopsis was named by Olsson (1942) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 890]. It is extant. Its type is Strombina (Cotonopsis) panacostaricensis.

It was reranked as Strombina (Cotonopsis) by Houbrick (1983) and Petuch (1988).

It was assigned to Strombina by Houbrick (1983) and Petuch (1988); to Columbellidae by Jung (1989) and Todd (2001); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pyreninae by Monsecour and Monsecour (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Cotonopsis Olsson p. 75
1983Strombina (Cotonopsis) Houbrick p. 349 figs. figs. 1-2
1988Strombina (Cotonopsis) Petuch p. 161
1989Cotonopsis Jung p. 158
2001Cotonopsis Todd
2002Cotonopsis Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Cotonopsis Monsecour and Monsecour p. 73

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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)
familyColumbellidaeSwainson 1840
subfamilyPyreninae
genusCotonopsisOlsson 1942

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