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Kelletia

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Taxonomy
Kelletia was named by Fischer (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R Sepkoski's reference number: 554]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Siphonalia (Kelletia) by Vredenburg (1923), Mukerjee (1939) and Dey (1961).

It was assigned to Siphonalia by Vredenburg (1923), Mukerjee (1939) and Dey (1961); to Buccinidae by Abbott (1974); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Kelletia Fischer
1923Siphonalia (Kelletia) Vredenburg p. 66
1939Siphonalia (Kelletia) Mukerjee p. 61
1961Siphonalia (Kelletia) Dey
1974Kelletia Abbott pp. 203, 216
2002Kelletia 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
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
genusKelletiaFischer 1884

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