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Discotectus

Gastropoda - Trochidae

Taxonomy
Discotectus was named by Favre (1913) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath K Camp Sepkoski's reference number: 1204].

It was assigned to Proconulinae by Knight et al. (1960); to Trochinae by Kase (1984); and to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Discotectus Favre
1960Discotectus Knight et al. p. 249
1984Discotectus Kase p. 66
2002Discotectus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTrochidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyTrochinaeRafinesque 1815
genusDiscotectusFavre 1913

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