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Episiphon

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Gadilinidae

Taxonomy
Episiphon was named by Pilsbry (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: J l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Dentalium (Episiphon) by Gardner (1947).

It was assigned to Dentalium by Gardner (1947); to Gadilinidae by Wells and Houston (2001); to Scaphopoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Episiphoninae by Reynolds and Steiner (2008).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Episiphon Pilsbry
1947Dentalium (Episiphon) Gardner p. 627
2001Episiphon Wells and Houston p. 109
2002Episiphon Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Episiphon Reynolds and Steiner p. 147 figs. Table 7.1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classScaphopodaBronn 1862
orderDentaliidaDa Costa 1776
familyGadilinidaeChristikov 1975
subfamilyEpisiphoninaeChristikov 1975
genusEpisiphonPilsbry 1897

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