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Liomphalus

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Omphalocirridae

Taxonomy
Liomphalus was named by Chapman (1916) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg Sepkoski's reference number: 362]. It is not extant. Its type is Oriostoma northi.

It was synonymized subjectively with Euomphalus by Knight et al. (1960).

It was assigned to Omphalocirridae by Linsley (1973), Linsley and Kier (1984) and Blodgett (1992); and to Hyperstrophina by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Liomphalus Chapman p. 90 figs. pl. 32 f. 4
1973Liomphalus Linsley
1984Liomphalus Linsley and Kier
1992Liomphalus Blodgett
2002Liomphalus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassEogastropoda
orderEuomphalina
superfamilyEuomphaloidea()
familyOmphalocirridaeWenz 1938
genusLiomphalus

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