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Heterospira

Gastropoda - Littorinidae

Taxonomy
Heterospira was named by Koken (1897) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi Tr Nori Sepkoski's reference number: 797].

It was assigned to Lacunidae by Haas (1953); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Heterospira Koken
1953Heterospira Haas p. 180
2002Heterospira Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
superfamilyLittorinoidea(Gray 1840)
familyLittorinidaeGray 1840
genusHeterospiraKoken 1897

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