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Mnestia

Gastropoda - Cephalaspidea - Scaphandridae

Taxonomy
Mnestia was named by Adams and A (1854) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Cylichna (Mnestia) by Abrard (1847) and Kuster-Wendenburg (1973); it was reranked as Roxania (Mnestia) by Cossmann (1895).

It was assigned to Roxania by Cossmann (1895); to Cylichna by Abrard (1847) and Kuster-Wendenburg (1973); to Cylichnidae by Dockery (1977); to Cephalaspida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Scaphandridae by Marquet et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Cylichna (Mnestia) Abrard
1854Mnestia Adams and A.
1895Roxania (Mnestia) Cossmann p. 100
1973Cylichna (Mnestia) Kuster-Wendenburg p. 151
1977Mnestia Dockery p. 103
2002Mnestia Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Mnestia Marquet et al. p. 64

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOpisthobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
orderCephalaspideaFischer 1883
superfamilyPhilinoideaGray 1850
familyScaphandridaeSars 1878
genusMnestiaAdams and A 1854

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