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Gigantocapulus

Gastropoda - Gigantocapulidae

Taxonomy
Gigantocapulus was named by Hayami and Kanie (1980) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-l]. Its type is Helcion giganteus. It is the type genus of Gigantocapulidae.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Gigantocapulidae by Beu (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Gigantocapulus Hayami and Kanie
2002Gigantocapulus Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Gigantocapulus Beu pp. 269, 270

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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
superfamilyVanikoroideaGray 1840
familyGigantocapulidae
genusGigantocapulusHayami and Kanie 1980

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