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Basilissa

Gastropoda - Seguenziidae

Taxonomy
Basilissa was named by Watson (1879) [Sepkoski's age data: K u R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Trochidae by Ladd (1972); to Seguenziidae by Wilson (1993) and Todd (2001); and to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Basilissa Watson
1972Basilissa Ladd p. 13
1993Basilissa Wilson p. 111
2001Basilissa Todd
2002Basilissa Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilySeguenzioideaVerril 1884
familySeguenziidaeVerril 1884
genusBasilissaWatson 1879

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