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Dendropoma (Elliptovermetus)

Gastropoda - Vermetidae

Vermetus (Elliptovermetus) was named by Cossmann and Peyrot (1922) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-l; Bieler & Petit state that it is actually Late Oligocene.].

It was Dendropoma (Elliptovermetus) by Keen (1961); it was synonymized subjectively with Vermetus by Lozouet et al. (2001); it was reranked as Elliptovermetus by Sepkoski (2002) and Bieler and Petit (2011).

It was assigned to Vermetus by Cossmann and Peyrot (1922); to Dendropoma by Keen (1961); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Vermetidae by Bieler and Petit (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Vermetus (Elliptovermetus) Cossmann and Peyrot p. 69
1961Dendropoma (Elliptovermetus) Keen p. 200
2002Elliptovermetus Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Elliptovermetus Bieler and Petit pp. 15, 74

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyVermetoideaRafinesque 1815
familyVermetidaeRafinesque 1815
genusDendropomaMoerch 1861
subgenusElliptovermetus(Cossmann and Peyrot 1922)

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.

No diagnoses are available