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Velatella

Gastropoda - Neritidae

Taxonomy
Velatella was named by Meek (1873) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes].

It was reranked as Neritina (Velatella) by White (1883); it was reranked as Pileolus (Velatella) by Keen (1960).

It was assigned to Neritina by White (1883); to Pileolus by Keen (1960); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Neritidae by Symonds and Pacaud (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Velatella Meek
1883Neritina (Velatella) White
1960Pileolus (Velatella) Keen
2002Velatella Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Velatella Symonds and Pacaud pp. 62 - 63

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderNeritopsinaCox 1960
superfamilyNeritoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNeritidaeRafinesque 1815
genusVelatellaMeek 1873

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