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Scalaspira

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Taxonomy
Scalaspira was named by Conrad (1862) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l T Mi-m Sepkoski's reference number: 123].

It was assigned to Muricidae by Martin (1904) and Petuch (1988); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Buccinidae by Hendy (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Scalaspira Conrad
1904Scalaspira Martin p. 204
1988Scalaspira Petuch p. 40
2002Scalaspira Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Scalaspira Hendy

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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
genusScalaspiraConrad 1862

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