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Contortella

Gastropoda - Nerinellidae

Taxonomy
Contortella was named by Pchelintsev (1965) [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm-l K Vala]. It is the type genus of Contortellidae.

It was assigned to Contortellidae by Lyssenko and Korotov (1992); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Nerinellinae by Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Contortella Pchelintsev
1992Contortella Lyssenko and Korotov
2002Contortella Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Contortella Bouchet et al. p. 258

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderHeterobranchiaGray 1840
superfamilyNerineoideaZittel 1873
familyNerinellidaePchelintsev 1960
subfamilyNerinellinaePchelintsev 1965
genusContortellaPchelintsev 1965

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