Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Miomelon

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Taxonomy
Adelomelon (Miomelon) was named by Dall (1907) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol R Sepkoski's reference number: 614]. It is extant. Its type is Volutilithes philippiana.

It was reranked as Miomelon by Wenz (1943), Darragh (1989), Sepkoski (2002) and Nielsen and Frassinetti (2007).

It was assigned to Adelomelon by Dall (1907); to Volutidae by Wenz (1943); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Zidoninae by Darragh (1989) and Nielsen and Frassinetti (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Adelomelon (Miomelon) Dall p. 365
1907Proscaphella Ihering
1943Miomelon Wenz p. 1359
1989Miomelon Darragh p. 237
1989Proscaphella Darragh p. 237
1995Proscaphella Chiesa et al. p. 57
1999Proscaphella Frassinetti and Covacevich p. 51
2002Miomelon Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Miomelon Nielsen and Frassinetti p. 93

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

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
genusMiomelon(Dall 1907)

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