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Discotectonica

Gastropoda - Architectonicidae

Taxonomy
Discotectonica was named by Marwick (1931) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Architectonica (Discotectonica) by Covacevich and Frassinetti (1986).

It was assigned to Architectonica by Covacevich and Frassinetti (1986); to Heterostrophia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Architectonicidae by Bieler and Petit (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Discotectonica Marwick p. 101
1986Architectonica (Discotectonica) Covacevich and Frassinetti p. 39
2002Discotectonica Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Discotectonica Bieler and Petit p. 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderHeterobranchiaGray 1840
superfamilyArchitectonicoideaGray 1840
familyArchitectonicidaeGray 1850
genusDiscotectonicaMarwick 1931

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