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Velainella

Gastropoda - Velainellidae

Taxonomy
Velainella was named by Vasseur (1880) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l]. It is the type genus of Velainellidae.

It was assigned to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Velainellidae by Vasseur (1880) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Velainella Vasseur p. 182
2002Velainella Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Velainella Bouchet et al. pp. 182, 245

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVelainellidaeVasseur 1880
genusVelainellaVasseur 1880

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