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Bucanella

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucanellidae

Taxonomy
Bucanella was named by Meek (1871) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-u D Give Sepkoski's reference number: 362]. Its type is Bucanella nana. It is the type genus of Bucaniellinae.

It was corrected as Bucaniella by Fischer (1885) and Pitcher (1939); it was reranked as Plectonotus (Bucaniella) by Clarke (1913).

It was assigned to Protowarthiidae by Ulrich and Scofield (1897); to Plectonotus by Clarke (1913); to Bucaniellinae by Koken and Perner (1925); to Bellerophontacea by Fischer (1885) and Pitcher (1939); to Bucaniellidae by Knight et al. (1960); to Bucaniinae by HornĂ½ (1963); to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Bucanellidae by Starobogatov (1970), Wahlman (1992) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Bucanella Meek p. 426
1885Bucaniella Fischer
1897Bucanella Ulrich and Scofield
1913Plectonotus (Bucaniella) Clarke p. 165
1925Bucanella Koken and Perner
1939Bucaniella Pitcher p. 117
1960Bucanella Knight et al. p. 175
1963Bucanella HornĂ½
1970Bucanella Starobogatov p. 300
1992Bucanella Wahlman
2002Bucanella Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Bucanella Bouchet et al. pp. 39, 241

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBucanellidae()
genusBucanella

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