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Metamelon

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Taxonomy
Metamelon was named by Marwick (1926) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u T Mi-m Sepkoski's reference number: 728,899]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Zidoninae by Darragh (1989); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Metamelon Marwick
1989Metamelon Darragh p. 237
2002Metamelon Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyVolutidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyZidoninaeAdams and A 1853
genusMetamelonMarwick 1926

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