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Micrelenchus

Gastropoda - Trochidae

Taxonomy
Micrelenchus is a genus. It is extant.

It was assigned to Monodontinae by Beu et al. (1990); and to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Micrelenchus Beu et al. p. 403
2002Micrelenchus 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
subfamilyMonodontinaeCossman 1916
genusMicrelenchus

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