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Metulella (Thiarinella)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Columbellidae

Taxonomy
Thiarinella was named by Sacco (1890) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Anachis (Thiarinella) by Gardner (1948); it was reranked as Metulella (Thiarinella) by Perrilliat (1972).

It was assigned to Anachis by Gardner (1948); to Metulella by Perrilliat (1972); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Thiarinella Sacco
1948Anachis (Thiarinella) Gardner p. 226
1972Metulella (Thiarinella) Perrilliat p. 90
2002Thiarinella Sepkoski, Jr.

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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)
familyColumbellidaeSwainson 1840
genusMetulellaGabb 1873
subgenusThiarinella(Sacco 1890)

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