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Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Acrilla was named by Adams and Adams (1860) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Scala (Acrilla) by Dall (1889); it was reranked as Scalaria (Acrilla) by Tate (1893); it was reranked as Epitonium (Acrilla) by Maury (1925) and Rivera (1957); it was reranked as Amaea (Acrilla) by Abbass (1967).

It was assigned to Scala by Dall (1889); to Scalaria by Tate (1893); to Epitonium by Maury (1925) and Rivera (1957); to Amaea by Abbass (1967); to Epitoniidae by Dockery (1977), Zinsmeister (1983) and Wilson (1993); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Acrilla Adams and Adams
1889Scala (Acrilla) Dall p. 312
1893Scalaria (Acrilla) Tate p. 317
1925Epitonium (Acrilla) Maury p. 243
1957Epitonium (Acrilla) Rivera p. 173
1967Amaea (Acrilla) Abbass p. 41
1977Acrilla Dockery p. 51
1983Acrilla Zinsmeister p. 1291
1993Acrilla Wilson p. 274
2002Acrilla Sepkoski, Jr.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Ptenoglossa(Gray 1853)
superfamilyEpitonioidea(Berry 1910)
familyEpitoniidaeBerry 1910
genusAcrillaAdams and Adams 1860

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.

No diagnoses are available