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Scutus

Gastropoda - Fissurellidae

Taxonomy
Scutus was named by Monfort (1810) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant. Its type is Scutus antipodes.

It was assigned to Emarginulinae by Knight et al. (1960); to Fissurellidae by Ladd (1966) and Short and Potter (1987); to Emarginulidae by Wilson (1993); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Scutini by Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Scutus Monfort
1960Scutus Knight et al. p. 230
1966Scutus Ladd p. 30
1987Scutus Short and Potter p. 6
1993Scutus Wilson p. 59
2002Scutus Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Scutus Bouchet et al. p. 156

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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)
tribeScutini(Christiaens 1973)
genusScutusMonfort 1810

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