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Scissurella

Gastropoda - Scissurellidae

Taxonomy
Scissurella was named by d'Orbigny (1824) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1008]. It is extant. Its type is Scissurella costata. It is the type genus of Scissurellinae.

It was assigned to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Scissurellinae by Lozouet et al. (2001) and Bouchet et al. (2005); and to Scissurellidae by Ladd (1966), Ladd (1972), Ladd (1982), Wilson (1993), Pacaud and Le Renard (1995) and Geiger (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1824Scissurella d'Orbigny
1966Scissurella Ladd p. 26
1972Scissurella Ladd p. 13
1982Scissurella Ladd p. 20
1993Scissurella Wilson p. 45
1995Scissurella Pacaud and Le Renard p. 152
2001Scissurella Lozouet et al. p. 17
2002Scissurella Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Scissurella Bouchet et al. p. 155
2006Scissurella Geiger p. 12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyScissurelloidea(Gray 1847)
familyScissurellidaeGray 1847
genusScissurellad'Orbigny 1824

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