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Basommatophora

Gastropoda -

Taxonomy
Basommatophora was named by Keferstein (1864). It is extant.

It was reranked as the superorder Basommatophora by Shoshani et al. (1989); it was reranked as the superfamily Basommatophora by Kaim (2004); it was reranked as the unranked clade Basommatophora by Bouchet et al. (2005).

It was assigned to Opisthobranchia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pulmonata by Shoshani et al. (1989), Gordillo (1991), Todd (2001), Kaim (2004) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Basommatophora Keferstein
1989Basommatophora Shoshani et al. p. 435
1991Basommatophora Gordillo p. 129
2001Basommatophora Todd
2002Basommatophora Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Basommatophora Kaim p. 157
2005Basommatophora Bouchet et al. p. 263

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassPulmonataCuvier 1817
Basommatophora(Keferstein 1864)
Basommatophora(Keferstein 1864)

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