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Eulima

Gastropoda - Eulimidae

Taxonomy
Eulima was named by Risso (1826) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Melanella (Eulima) by Maury (1917).

It was assigned to Melanella by Maury (1917); to Melanellidae by Ward and Blackwelder (1987); to Eulimidae by Martin (1904), Sohl (1964), Woodring (1970), Ladd (1982), Wilson (1993), Todd (2001) and Wienrich (2001); and to Heterostrophia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Eulima Risso
1892Sulcosubularia Sacco
1904Eulima Martin p. 216
1917Melanella (Eulima) Maury
1964Eulima Sohl p. 308
1970Eulima Woodring p. 326
1982Eulima Ladd p. 55
1987Eulima Ward and Blackwelder p. 131
1993Eulima Wilson p. 284
2001Eulima Todd
2001Eulima Wienrich p. 465
2002Eulima Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Sulcosubularia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyVanikoroideaGray 1840
familyEulimidaePhilippi 1853
genusEulimaRisso 1826

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