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Proconulus

Gastropoda - Proconulidae

Taxonomy
Proconulus was named by Cossmann (1918) [Sepkoski's age data: J Sine-u K Camp Sepkoski's reference number: 661,914]. It is the type genus of Proconulinae.

It was assigned to Calliostomatinae by Kase (1984); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Proconulinae by Knight et al. (1960), Cox (1960), Szabo (1981) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Proconulus Cossmann
1960Proconulus Cox
1960Proconulus Knight et al. p. 248
1981Proconulus Szabo p. 56
1984Proconulus Kase p. 64
2002Proconulus Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Proconulus Bouchet et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyProconulidae(Cox 1960)
genusProconulusCossmann 1918

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