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Bayania

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Thiaridae

Taxonomy
Bayania was named by Munier-Chalmas (1877) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes T Mi-l-u Sepkoski's reference number: 614,1066]. Its type is Melania lactea.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); to Pseudomelaniidae by Woodring (1973), Pacaud and Le Renard (1995) and Harzhauser (2004); and to Thiaridae by Harzhauser (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Bayania Munier-Chalmas
1973Bayania Woodring p. 468 fig. `
1995Bayania Pacaud and Le Renard p. 157
2002Bayania Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Bayania Harzhauser p. 126
2007Bayania Harzhauser p. 95

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyThiaridaeTroschel 1857
genusBayaniaMunier-Chalmas 1877

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