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Volutopsius

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Taxonomy
Volutopsius was named by Mörch (1857) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-l R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Volutopsiinae by Kos’yan and Kantor (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Volutopsius Mörch
2002Volutopsius Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Volutopsius Kos’yan and Kantor

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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)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVolutopsiinaeHabe and Sato 1972
genusVolutopsiusMörch 1857

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