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Murchisonia (Ostioma)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Taxonomy
Ostioma was named by Tassell (1980) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1199]. It is not extant. Its type is Murchisonia (Ostioma) bloomfieldia.

It was reranked as Murchisonia (Ostioma) by Tassell (1980).

It was assigned to Murchisonia by Tassell (1980); and to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Murchisonia (Ostioma) Tassell p. 22
1980Ostioma Tassell p. 22
2002Ostioma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyMurchisonioidea()
familyMurchisoniidae
genusMurchisonia
subgenusOstioma()

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