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Escharella (Dialytostoma)

Gymnolaemata - Cheilostomata - Romancheinidae

Taxonomy
Escharella (Dialytostoma) was named by Cossmann (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l T Mi].

It was Macromphalus (Dialytostoma) by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); it was reranked as Dialytostoma by Sepkoski (2002); it was synonymized subjectively with Macromphalus by Bouchet (2015).

It was assigned to Escharella by Cossmann (1888); to Macromphalus by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Escharella (Dialytostoma) Cossmann p. 179
1995Macromphalus (Dialytostoma) Pacaud and Le Renard
2002Dialytostoma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Polyzoa
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
classGymnolaemataAllman 1856
RankNameAuthor
orderCheilostomataBusk 1859
suborderNeocheilostominad'Hondt 1985
infraorderAscophorina(Levinsen 1909)
Umbonulomorpha(Gordon 1989)
superfamilyLepralielloideaVigneaux 1949
familyRomancheinidaeJullien 1888
genusEscharella
subgenusDialytostoma

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. Cossmann 1888Coquille comprimée, ovale, mince, largement ombiliquée, finement treillissée; spire peu allongée, aiguë au sommet; dernier tour disjoint; ouverture oblongue, péristome tranchant, continu