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Levifusus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Levifusus was named by Conrad (1865) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani T Ol-u Sepkoski's reference number: 700,852].

It was reranked as Fusus (Levifusus) by Clark (1895); it was reranked as Fusinus (Levifusus) by Nelson (1925).

It was assigned to Fusus by Clark (1895); to Fusinus by Nelson (1925); to Fasciolariidae by Palmer and Brann (1966); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Melongeniinae by Stilwell et al. (2004); and to Melongenidae by Gliozzi and Malatesta (1983) and Perrilliat et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Levifusus Conrad
1895Fusus (Levifusus) Clark p. 4
1925Fusinus (Levifusus) Nelson p. 429
1966Levifusus Palmer and Brann p. 730
1983Levifusus Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 105
2002Levifusus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Levifusus Stilwell et al. p. 40
2006Levifusus Perrilliat et al. p. 163

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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)
familyMelongenidaeGill 1867
genusLevifususConrad 1865

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