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Sphaerodoma

Gastropoda - Sphaerodomidae

Taxonomy
Sphaerodoma was named by Keyes (1889). It is the type genus of Sphaerodomidae.

It was reranked as Macrochilina (Sphaerodoma) by Reed (1944); it was synonymized subjectively with Ianthinopsis by Knight et al. (1960); it was synonymized subjectively with Strobeus by Harper (1981).

It was assigned to Macrochilina by Reed (1944); to Soleniscidae by Pan and Erwin (2002); to Strobeidae by Bandel (2002); and to Sphaerodomidae by Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Sphaerodoma Keyes p. 303
1944Macrochilina (Sphaerodoma) Reed p. 338
2002Sphaerodoma Bandel
2002Sphaerodoma Pan and Erwin
2005Sphaerodoma Bouchet et al. p. 161

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
superfamilyPeruneloidea
familySphaerodomidaeBandel 2002
genusSphaerodoma

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