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Helcion

Gastropoda - Patellogastropoda - Patellidae

Taxonomy
Helcion was named by Montfort (1810) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Patellinae by Knight et al. (1960); and to Patellogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Helcion Montfort
1960Helcion Knight et al. p. 234
2002Helcion Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassEogastropoda
orderPatellogastropodaLindberg 1986
superfamilyPatelloidea()
familyPatellidae
subfamilyPatellinaeRafinesque 1815
genusHelcionMontfort 1810

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