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Orbitestella

Gastropoda - Orbitestellidae

Taxonomy
Orbitestella was named by Iredale (1906) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is extant. Its type is Cyclostrema bastowi.

It was assigned to Heterostrophia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Orbitestellidae by Lozouet (1998) and Simone and Zelaya (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Orbitestella Iredale
1998Orbitestella Lozouet p. 96
2002Orbitestella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Orbitestella Simone and Zelaya p. 161

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderHeterobranchiaGray 1840
superfamilyValvatoideaGray 1840
familyOrbitestellidaeIredale 1917
genusOrbitestellaIredale 1906

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