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Scutellastra

Gastropoda - Patellogastropoda - Patellidae

Taxonomy
Scutellastra was named by Adams and Adams (1854) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol R Sepkoski's reference number: 909]. It is extant. Its type is Patella barbara.

It was reranked as Patella (Scutellastra) by Ladd (1966).

It was assigned to Patella by Ladd (1966); to Patellogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Patellidae by Landau et al. (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1834Patellidea Thiele
1854Olana Adams and Adams p. 446
1854Scutellastra Adams and Adams p. 466
1871Ancistromesus Dall
1966Patella (Scutellastra) Ladd p. 32
2002Ancistromesus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Scutellastra Sepkoski, Jr.
2016Scutellastra Landau et al. p. 8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassEogastropoda
orderPatellogastropodaLindberg 1986
superfamilyPatelloidea()
familyPatellidae
genusScutellastraAdams and Adams 1854

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