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Macron

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Pseudolividae

Taxonomy
Macron was named by Adams and Adams (1853) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 854]. It is extant. Its type is Buccinum aethiops.

It was assigned to Buccinidae by Addicott (1970); to Pseudolivinae by Vermeij (1998); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pseudolividae by Nielsen and Frassinetti (2003).

Synonyms
  • Macroniscus was named by Thiele (1928) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R]. It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Macron by Vermeij (1998).

    It was assigned to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Macron Adams and Adams
1928Macroniscus Thiele
1970Macron Addicott p. 94
1998Macron Vermeij p. 55
2002Macron Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Macroniscus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Macron Nielsen and Frassinetti p. 91

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyPseudolivoideade Gregorio 1880
familyPseudolividaede Gregorio 1880
genusMacronAdams and Adams 1853

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