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Lepicythara

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Taxonomy
Lepicythara was named by Olsson (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l T Plio Sepkoski's reference number: 549]. Its type is Cythara terminula.

It was assigned to Mangeliinae by Olsson (1964), Woodring (1970) and Perrilliat (1992); to Turridae by Todd (2001); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Lepicythara Olsson
1970Lepicythara Woodring p. 390
1992Lepicythara Perrilliat p. 28
2001Lepicythara Todd
2002Lepicythara 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
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTurridaeSwainson 1840
genusLepicytharaOlsson 1964

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