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Episcynia

Gastropoda - Vitrinellidae

Taxonomy
Episcynia was named by Morch (1875) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 700]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Vitrinellidae by Gardner (1947) and Rosenberg (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Episcynia Morch
1947Episcynia Gardner p. 601
2002Episcynia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Episcynia Rosenberg

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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)
superfamilyRissooideaGray 1847
familyVitrinellidaeBush 1897
genusEpiscyniaMorch 1875

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