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Elephantanellum

Gastropoda - Caecidae

Taxonomy
Elephantanellum was named by Barsch (1920) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R Sepkoski's reference number: 559]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Caecum (Elephantanellum) by da Silva Forti (1969).

It was assigned to Caecum by da Silva Forti (1969); to Caecidae by Ladd (1972) and Todd (2001); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Elephantanellum Barsch
1969Caecum (Elephantanellum) da Silva Forti p. 105
1972Elephantanellum Ladd p. 23
2001Elephantanellum Todd
2002Elephantanellum 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
Discopoda(Fischer 1884)
superfamilyTruncatelloideaGray 1840
familyCaecidaeGray 1850
genusElephantanellumBarsch 1920

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