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Balcis

Gastropoda - Eulimidae

Taxonomy
Balcis was named by Leach (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Melanellidae by Ward and Blackwelder (1987); to Eulimidae by Woodring (1970), Ladd (1982) and Wienrich (2001); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Balcis Leach p. 271
1970Balcis Woodring p. 327
1982Balcis Ladd p. 55
1987Balcis Ward and Blackwelder p. 131
2001Balcis Wienrich p. 462
2002Balcis 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
superfamilyVanikoroideaGray 1840
familyEulimidaePhilippi 1853
familyMelanellidaeIredale 1915
genusBalcisLeach 1847

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