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Megalonoda

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Melanopsidae

Taxonomy
Megalonoda was named by Kollmann (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: K u Sepkoski's reference number: ZR84].

It was assigned to Melanopsidae by Kollmann (1984); and to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Megalonoda Kollmann
2002Megalonoda Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyMelanopsidae(Adams and Adams 1854)
genusMegalonoda

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