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Modulidae

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Modulidae

Taxonomy
Modulidae was named by Fischer (1884) [m. kosnik taxon no: 5397]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Cerithioidea by Ponder and Warén (1988), Beesley (1998), Todd (2001), Lozouet et al. (2001) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Modulidae Fischer
1988Modulidae Ponder and Warén p. 295
1998Modulidae Beesley p. 730
2001Modulidae Lozouet et al. p. 22
2001Modulidae Todd
2005Modulidae Bouchet et al. p. 249

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyModulidaeFischer 1884
familyModulidaeFischer 1884

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