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Goniospira

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Zygopleuridae

Taxonomy
Goniospira was named by Cossmann (1895) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi]. Its type is Turritella armata. It is the type genus of Goniospiridae.

It was assigned to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); to Zygopleurinae by Bouchet et al. (2005); and to Goniospiridae by Golikov and Starobogatov (1987) and Nützel and Kaim (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Goniogyra Kittl p. 167
1895Goniospira Cossmann
1987Goniospira Golikov and Starobogatov
2002Goniogyra Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Goniospira Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Goniospira Bouchet et al. pp. 82, 247
2014Goniospira Nützel and Kaim p. 415

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
orderMurchisoniina
superfamilyLoxonematoidea(Koken 1889)
familyZygopleuridaeWenz 1938
subfamilyZygopleurinaeWenz 1938
genusGoniospira

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