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Dorsanum

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Taxonomy
Dorsanum was named by Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: R]. It is extant. Its type is Buccinum politum.

It was assigned to Pseudolivinae by Rivera (1957); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Dorsanum Gray
1957Dorsanum Rivera p. 184
2002Dorsanum 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)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyPseudolivinaeCossmann 1901
genusDorsanumGray 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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available