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Phalium (Kahua)

Gastropoda - Cassidae

Taxonomy
Phalium (Kahua) was named by Marwick (1928) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l T Plio-u Sepkoski's reference number: 728]. Its type is Phalium (Kahua) skinneri.

It was Semicassis (Kahua) by Beu et al. (1990); it was reranked as Kahua by Sepkoski (2002) and Beu (2010).

It was assigned to Phalium by Marwick (1928); to Semicassis by Beu et al. (1990); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Phaliinae by Beu (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Phalium (Kahua) Marwick
1990Semicassis (Kahua) Beu et al. p. 410
2002Kahua Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Kahua Beu p. 241

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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
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
familyCassidaeLatreille 1825
subfamilyPhaliinaeBeu 1981
genusPhaliumLink 1807
subgenusKahuaMarwick 1928

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