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Cheilea

Gastropoda - Hipponicidae

Taxonomy
Cheilea was named by Modeer (1793) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 899]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Calyptraeidae by Wilson (1993); to Hipponicidae by Gardner (1947), MacNeil (1960), Weisbord (1962), Ladd (1972) and Todd (2001); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1793Cheilea Modeer
1947Cheilea Gardner p. 570
1960Cheilea MacNeil p. 46
1962Cheilea Weisbord p. 202
1972Cheilea Ladd p. 52
1993Cheilea Wilson p. 163
2001Cheilea Todd
2002Cheilea 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
familyHipponicidaeTroschel 1861
genusCheileaModeer 1793

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