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Abderospira

Gastropoda - Cephalaspidea - Cylichnidae

Taxonomy
Abderospira was named by Dall (1896) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 700]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Bullina (Abderospira) by Dall (1895); it was reranked as Micromelo (Abderospira) by Dall (1903).

It was assigned to Bullina by Dall (1895); to Micromelo by Dall (1903); to Scaphandridae by Palmer and Brann (1966); to Cylichnidae by Dockery (1980); and to Cephalaspida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Bullina (Abderospira) Dall p. 32
1896Abderospira Dall
1903Micromelo (Abderospira) Dall p. 1632
1966Abderospira Palmer and Brann p. 474
1980Abderospira Dockery p. 141
2002Abderospira Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOpisthobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
orderCephalaspideaFischer 1883
superfamilyPhilinoideaGray 1850
familyCylichnidaeAdams 1850
genusAbderospiraDall 1896

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