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Foratiscala

Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Taxonomy
Foratiscala was named by de Boury (1887) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Nystiellinae by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Foratiscala de Boury
1995Foratiscala Pacaud and Le Renard
2002Foratiscala Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Ptenoglossa(Gray 1853)
superfamilyEpitonioidea(Berry 1910)
familyEpitoniidaeBerry 1910
subfamilyNystiellinaeClench 1952
genusForatiscalade Boury 1887

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