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Polytremaria

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Polytremariidae

Taxonomy
Polytremaria was named by d'Orbigny (1850) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise Sepkoski's reference number: 615,797]. Its type is Pleurotomaria catenata. It is the type genus of Polytremariinae.

It was assigned to Polytremariinae by Wenz (1938); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Polytremariidae by Knight et al. (1960) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Polytremaria d'Orbigny p. 122
1938Polytremaria Wenz p. 155
1960Polytremaria Knight et al. p. I217 fig. 131.2
2002Polytremaria Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Polytremaria Bouchet et al. p. 138

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
orderPleurotomariida()
superfamilyPleurotomarioidea(Swainson 1840)
familyPolytremariidae()
genusPolytremaria

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