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Melanellidae

Gastropoda - Eulimidae

Taxonomy
Melanellidae was named by Iredale (1915) [m. kosnik taxon no: 5343]. It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Eulimidae by Ladd (1982).

It was assigned to Gymnoglossa by Ward and Blackwelder (1987); and to Eulimidae by Ponder and Warén (1988) and Jeffery (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Melanellidae Iredale
1987Melanellidae Ward and Blackwelder p. 131
1988Melanellidae Ponder and Warén p. 304
2003Melanellidae Jeffery

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyVanikoroideaGray 1840
familyEulimidaePhilippi 1853
familyMelanellidaeIredale 1915
familyMelanellidaeIredale 1915

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