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Chilodonta

Gastropoda - Chilodontidae

Taxonomy
Chilodonta was named by Etallon (1859) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo K Maes-u Sepkoski's reference number: 790]. It is the type genus of Chilodontinae.

It was assigned to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Chilodontinae by Wenz (1938), Knight et al. (1960), Kase (1984) and Bouchet et al. (2005); and to Chilodontidae by Bandel (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Chilodonta Etallon
1938Chilodonta Wenz p. 296
1960Chilodonta Knight et al. p. 249
1984Chilodonta Kase p. 70
2002Chilodonta Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Chilodonta Bouchet et al. p. 48
2010Chilodonta Bandel p. 460

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilySeguenzioideaVerril 1884
familyChilodontidaeWenz 1938
genusChilodontaEtallon 1859

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