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Gadila

Scaphopoda - Gadilida - Gadilidae

Taxonomy
Gadila was named by Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: K l R]. It is extant. Its type is Dentalium gadus.

It was reranked as Cadulus (Gadila) by Gardner (1947) and Jung (1965).

It was assigned to Cadulus by Gardner (1947) and Jung (1965); to Siphonodentaliidae by Wienrich (1999); to Gadilidae by Wells and Houston (2001); to Scaphopoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Gadilinae by Reynolds and Steiner (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Gadila Gray
1947Cadulus (Gadila) Gardner p. 629
1965Cadulus (Gadila) Jung p. 413
1999Gadila Wienrich p. 267
2001Gadila Wells and Houston p. 124
2002Gadila Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Gadila Reynolds and Steiner p. 147 figs. Table 7.2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classScaphopodaBronn 1862
orderGadilidaStarobogatov 1982
suborderGadilimorphaSteiner 1992
familyGadilidaeStoliczka 1868
subfamilyGadilinaeStoliczka 1868
genusGadilaGray 1847

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