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Enaeta

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Taxonomy
Enaeta was named by Adams and Adams (1853) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 852; synonym of Mitreola [Darragh 1989]]. It is extant. Its type is Voluta barnesii.

It was reranked as Lyria (Enaeta) by Cate (1972), Petuch (1988) and Vokes (1998); it was synonymized subjectively with Mitreola by Darragh (1989).

It was assigned to Lyrinae by Woodring (1964); to Lyria by Cate (1972), Petuch (1988) and Vokes (1998); to Volutidae by Todd (2001); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Enaeta Adams and Adams
1964Enaeta Woodring p. 289
1972Lyria (Enaeta) Cate p. 50
1988Lyria (Enaeta) Petuch p. 164
1998Lyria (Enaeta) Vokes p. 13
2001Enaeta Todd
2002Enaeta 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
genusEnaetaAdams and Adams 1853

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