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Sveltia

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Taxonomy
Sveltia was named by Jousseaume (1887) [COMMENTS: Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Plio Sepkoski's reference number: 700; EMENDED: Eocene-Recent [Hendy, 2008].]. It is extant. Its type is Voluta varricosa.

It was reranked as Cancellaria (Sveltia) by Martin (1904), Petit (1976) and Todd (2001).

It was assigned to Cancellaria by Martin (1904), Petit (1976) and Todd (2001); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cancellariidae by Wienrich (2001) and Landau et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Sveltia Jousseaume
1904Cancellaria (Sveltia) Martin p. 167
1976Cancellaria (Sveltia) Petit p. 35
2001Cancellaria (Sveltia) Todd
2001Sveltia Wienrich p. 514
2002Sveltia Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Sveltia Landau et al. p. 328

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyCancellarioideaGray 1853
familyCancellariidaeGray 1853
genusSveltiaJousseaume 1887

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