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Scalites

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Raphistomatidae

Taxonomy
Scalites was named by Emmons (1842) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llde Sepkoski's reference number: 157]. It is not extant. Its type is Scalites angulatus.

It was reranked as Pleurotomaria (Scalites) by Meek (1873).

It was assigned to Pleurotomaria by Meek (1873); to Raphistomatinae by Knight et al. (1960); to Raphistomidae by Wagner (1999); and to Euomphalina by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Scalites Emmons p. 132 fig. 84
1873Pleurotomaria (Scalites) Meek p. 154
1960Scalites Knight et al. p. 201
1999Scalites Wagner
2002Scalites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassEogastropoda
orderEuomphalina
superfamilyRaphistomatoidea
familyRaphistomatidae()
genusScalites

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