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Heligmotoma

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Melongena (Heligmotoma) was named by Mayer-Eymar (1895) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 614].

It was reranked as Heligmotoma by Bohm (1926), Abbass (1967) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Melongena by Mayer-Eymar (1895); to Turbinellidae by Bohm (1926); to Galeodidae by Abbass (1967); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Melongena (Heligmotoma) Mayer-Eymar
1926Heligmotoma Bohm p. 70
1967Heligmotoma Abbass p. 88
2002Heligmotoma 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)
familyMelongenidaeGill 1867
subfamilyMelongeninae(Gill 1871)
genusHeligmotoma(Mayer-Eymar 1895)

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