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Penion

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Taxonomy
Penion was named by Fischer (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani R Sepkoski's reference number: 530,728,899]. It is extant. Its type is Kelletia dilatata.

It was assigned to Buccinidae by Palmer and Brann (1966), Zinsmeister (1983) and Beu et al. (1990); to Buccininae by Wilson (1994); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Penion Fischer
1906Austrosipho Cossmann
1928Austrosipho Finlay
1966Penion Palmer and Brann
1983Penion Zinsmeister p. 1294
1990Penion Beu et al. p. 413
1994Penion Wilson p. 64
2002Penion 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
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
genusPenionFischer 1884

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