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Coleolus

- Coleolidae

Taxonomy
Coleolus was named by Hall (1879) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Tomm-l C Tour-l Sepkoski's reference number: 2,522,1030]. It is the type genus of Coleolidae.

It was assigned to Coleoloida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Coleolidae by Fisher (1962), Rozanov et al. (1969) and Malinky and Skovsted (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Coleolus Hall
1962Coleolus Fisher p. 134
1969Coleolus Rozanov et al. p. 181
2002Coleolus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Coleolus Malinky and Skovsted p. 570

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumProblematica
RankNameAuthor
familyColeolidae
genusColeolus

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
J. M. Malinky and C.B. Skovsted 2004Conch elongate and tubular with small apical
angle; surface covered with rings that are oblique to the lon−
gitudinal axis of the shell; cross−section circular or nearly so.