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Alvania (Galeodina)

Gastropoda - Rissoidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Galeodina Monterosato
1984Alvania (Galeodina) Ponder p. 43
2002Galeodina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
Discopoda(Fischer 1884)
superfamilyRissooideaGray 1847
familyRissoidaeGray 1847
genusAlvaniaRisso 1826
subgenusGaleodina(Monterosato 1884)

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
W. F. Ponder 1984Shell: turbinate, with few spiral cords much stronger than axial sculpture, varix weak or absent, outer lip not dentate within (Fig. 94A). Protoconch with micro sculpture of weak spiral elements (Fig. 94B; see also Thiriot-Quievreux & Babio, 1975).