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Monodonta

Gastropoda - Trochidae

Taxonomy
Monodonta was named by Lamarck (1799) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Trochus (Monodonta) by Gould (1849).

It was assigned to Trochus by Gould (1849); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Gibbulini by Donald et al. (2005); and to Trochinae by Wilson (1993) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1799Monodonta Lamarck
1849Trochus (Monodonta) Gould p. 107
1993Monodonta Wilson p. 78
2002Monodonta Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Monodonta Bouchet et al. p. 111
2005Monodonta Donald et al. p. 482

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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
genusMonodontaLamarck 1799

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