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Clithon

Gastropoda - Neritidae

Taxonomy
Clithon was named by Montfort (1810) [m. kosnik taxon no: 9733]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Neritina (Clithon) by Martin (1916); it was reranked as Theodoxus (Clithon) by Ladd (1934) and Oostingh (1935).

It was assigned to Neritina by Martin (1916); to Theodoxus by Ladd (1934) and Oostingh (1935); and to Neritidae by Ladd (1966) and Jensen (1996).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Clithon Montfort p. 327
1916Neritina (Clithon) Martin
1934Theodoxus (Clithon) Ladd p. 208
1935Theodoxus (Clithon) Oostingh p. 5
1966Clithon Ladd p. 57
1996Clithon Jensen p. 7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderNeritopsinaCox 1960
superfamilyNeritoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNeritidaeRafinesque 1815
genusClithonMontfort 1810

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