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Velates

Gastropoda - Neritidae

Taxonomy
Velates was named by Montfort (1810) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-l T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 548].

It was assigned to Neritinae by Woodring (1957); to Neritidae by Abbass (1967) and Iqbal (1973); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Velatinae by Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Velates Montfort p. 355
1957Velates Woodring p. 66
1967Velates Abbass p. 14
1973Velates Iqbal p. 21
2002Velates Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Velates Bouchet et al. pp. 182, 246

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderNeritopsinaCox 1960
superfamilyNeritoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNeritidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVelatinaeBandel 2001
genusVelatesMontfort 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