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Clypidina (Montfortula)

Gastropoda - Fissurellidae

Taxonomy
Montfortula was named by Iredale (1915) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 530]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Clypidina (Montfortula) by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995).

It was assigned to Emarginulinae by Knight et al. (1960); to Emarginulidae by Wilson (1993); to Clypidina by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Montfortula Iredale
1960Montfortula Knight et al. p. 227
1993Montfortula Wilson p. 57
1995Clypidina (Montfortula) Pacaud and Le Renard p. 152
2002Montfortula Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyFissurelloidea(Fleming 1822)
familyFissurellidaeFleming 1822
familyEmarginulinae(Gray 1834)
genusClypidinaGray 1847
subgenusMontfortula(Iredale 1915)

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