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Rictaxis

Gastropoda - Architectibranchia - Acteonidae

Taxonomy
Rictaxis was named by Dall (1871) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Actaeon (Rictaxis) by Dall (1896).

It was assigned to Actaeon by Dall (1896); to Cephalaspida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Acteonidae by Olsson and Harbison (1953), Todd (2001) and Rosenberg (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Rictaxis Dall
1896Actaeon (Rictaxis) Dall p. 23
1953Rictaxis Olsson and Harbison p. 158
2001Rictaxis Todd
2002Rictaxis Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Rictaxis Rosenberg

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassHeterostropha
orderArchitectibranchiaHaszprunar 1985
superfamilyActeonoidead'Orbigny 1835
familyActeonidaed'Orbigny 1835
genusRictaxisDall 1871

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