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Microvoluta

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutomitridae

Taxonomy
Microvoluta was named by Angas (1877) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 614]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Volutomitridae by Wilson (1993), Todd (2001) and Darragh (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Microvoluta Angas
1993Microvoluta Wilson p. 158
2001Microvoluta Todd
2002Microvoluta Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Vexillitra Sepkoski, Jr.
2017Microvoluta Darragh p. 86

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyVolutomitridaeGray 1854
genusMicrovolutaAngas 1877

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