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Stegocoelia

Gastropoda - Goniasmatidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Murchisonia (Stegocoelia) Donald p. 623
1960Stegocoelia Knight et al. p. 293
2000Stegocoelia Nützel and Bandel
2002Stegocoelia Bandel p. 100
2002Stegocoelia Pan and Erwin p. 19
2002Stegocoelia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Stegocoelia Nützel and Pan p. 1176
2016Stegocoelia Nützel and Ketwetsuriya p. 504

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
superfamilyOrthonematoideaNützel and Bandel 2000
familyGoniasmatidae()
subfamilyGoniasmatinae(Nützel and Bandel 2000)
genusStegocoelia()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. G. Donald 1889Whorls angular, keeled ; sinus wide, situated on the posterior part of the whorl above the angle, umbilicated when young; inner lip reflected on the columella and forming a callosity round the base of the pillar, covering the umbilicus in adult specimens.