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Megaustenia

Gastropoda - Naticidae

Taxonomy
Megaustenia was named by Cockerill (1912). It is extant.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Cryptosoma Theobald
1989Cryptosoma Majima

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyNaticoidea(Forbes 1838)
familyNaticidaeGuilding 1834
genusMegausteniaCockerill 1912

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: semi-infaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2007-05-29 02:56:52
Modified: 2018-03-04 20:12:38
Source: f = family, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004
Collections
No collection or age range data are available