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Biplex

Gastropoda - Ranellidae

Taxonomy
Biplex was named by Perry (1811) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 530]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Ranella (Biplex) by Vredenburg (1925); it was reranked as Argobuccinum (Biplex) by Dey (1961).

It was assigned to Ranella by Vredenburg (1925); to Argobuccinum by Dey (1961); to Cymatiidae by MacNeil (1960) and Ladd (1977); to Ranellinae by Wilson (1993); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ranellidae by Beu (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1811Biplex Perry
1925Ranella (Biplex) Vredenburg p. 255
1960Biplex MacNeil p. 59
1961Argobuccinum (Biplex) Dey
1977Biplex Ladd p. 33
1993Biplex Wilson p. 242
2002Biplex Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Biplex Beu p. 60

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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
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
familyRanellidaeGray 1854
genusBiplexPerry 1811

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