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Acliceratia

Gastropoda - Iravadiidae

Taxonomy
Acliceratia was named by Ponder (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani R Sepkoski's reference number: 909]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Iravadiidae by Ponder (1984) and Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Acliceratia Ponder p. 58
1995Acliceratia Pacaud and Le Renard p. 161
2002Acliceratia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
Discopoda(Fischer 1884)
superfamilyTruncatelloideaGray 1840
familyIravadiidaeThiele 1928
genusAcliceratia

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
W. F. Ponder 1984Shell. Large for family, elongate-conic, thin, with spiral sculpture and a peripheral angulation or keel. Aperture angled posteriorly, rounded anteriorly; outer lip thin, lacking a varix, prosocline, with no posterior sinus; inner lip a thin, narrow glaze on parietal wall. Protoconch of about two whorls, typical of family.