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Ovula

Gastropoda - Ovulidae

Taxonomy
Ovula was named by Bruguière (1789) [m. kosnik taxon no: 7893]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Ovulidae, Ovulinae.

It was assigned to Ovulidae by Ladd (1982), Wilson (1993) and Rosenberg et al. (2006); and to Ovulinae by Landau and Fehse (2004) and Dolin and Pacaud (2009).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1789Ovula Bruguière
1846Amphiperas Herrmannsen
1847Amphiperas Gray
1899Ovula (Amphiperas) Martin
1982Ovula Ladd p. 38
1993Ovula Wilson p. 202
2002Amphiperas Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Ovula Landau and Fehse
2006Ovula Rosenberg et al.
2009Ovula Dolin and Pacaud p. 288

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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
superfamilyCypraeoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOvulidaeFleming 1822
subfamilyOvulinaeFlemming 1822
genusOvulaBruguière 1789

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