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Archaeobranchia (disused)

Gastropoda -

Taxonomy
Archaeobranchia was named by Parkhaev (2001).

It was assigned to Gastropoda by Parkhaev (2001) and Parkhaev and Demidenko (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Archaeobranchia Parkhaev
2010Archaeobranchia Parkhaev and Demidenko p. 1007

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassArchaeobranchiaParkhaev 2001
subclassArchaeobranchiaParkhaev 2001

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
P. Yu. Parkhaev 2001Gastropods with originally symmetrical cap-shaped or planispiral shell. Advanced representatives could have a turbospiral shell with hardly projected spire.
P. Y. Parkhaev and Y. Demidenko 2010"Shell symmetrical, cap-shaped, planospiral or almost planospiral, composed of few whorls (paucispiral). Representatives with planospiral shell have elongated aperture. Length of aperture exceeds, equal or slightly less than shell diameter. Mantle caecum, probably, absent."
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004
Collections
No collection or age range data are available