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Sycostoma

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Sycostoma was named by Cox (1931) [Sepkoski's age data: K u T Ol Sepkoski's reference number: 614].

It was assigned to Galeodidae by Abbass (1967); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Melongeniinae by Stilwell et al. (2004).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Leiostoma Swainson
1880Sycum Bayle
1931Sycostoma Cox
1933Sycum Glibert p. 73
1967Sycostoma Abbass p. 90
2002Sycostoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Sycostoma Stilwell et al. pp. 40, 42

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyMelongenidaeGill 1867
subfamilyMelongeninae(Gill 1871)
genusSycostomaCox 1931

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