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Latiaxis

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Coralliophilidae

Taxonomy
Latiaxis was named by Swainson (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-u R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Magilidae by Sohl (1964), Ladd (1977) and Ladd (1982); to Coralliophilinae by Wilson (1994); to Coralliophilidae by Todd (2001); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Latiaxis Swainson
1964Latiaxis Sohl p. 181
1977Latiaxis Ladd p. 43
1982Latiaxis Ladd p. 44
1994Latiaxis Wilson p. 19
2001Latiaxis Todd
2002Latiaxis 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
familyCoralliophilidaeChenu 1859
genusLatiaxisSwainson 1840

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