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Modestospira

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae

Taxonomy
Modestospira was named by Yochelson (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren O Cara-l Sepkoski's reference number: 797,1116]. It is not extant. Its type is Modestospira poulseni.

It was assigned to Sinuitidae by Runnegar and Jell (1976); to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Sinuitinae by Yochelson (1964) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Modestospira Yochelson
1976Modestospira Runnegar and Jell p. 121
2002Modestospira Sepkoski, Jr.
2017Modestospira Wagner p. G620

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familySinuitidae
subfamilySinuitinae
genusModestospira

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