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Funis

Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Taxonomy
Funis was named by Seeley (1861) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti K Sn Sepkoski's reference number: 909]. Its type is Funis elongatus.

It was assigned to Melaniidae by Seeley (1861); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Scalidae by Snyder (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Funis Seeley p. 285
2002Funis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Funis Snyder p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Ptenoglossa(Gray 1853)
superfamilyEpitonioidea(Berry 1910)
familyEpitoniidaeBerry 1910
genusFunis

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
H. G. Seeley 1861Shell thin, spiral, many-whorled, elongated. Columella straight, scarcely thicker than the shell of the whorls. Edge of the columella inflected and sharp ; base truncated as in Achatina. Mouth ovate. [Shell cancellated ?] . Columellar lip reflected.