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Mesogastropoda  Thiele, 1925
Taxonomic Serial No.: 70298

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                   SubclassProsobranchia Milne-Edwards, 1848  
                      OrderMesogastropoda Thiele, 1925  
    Direct Children:  
                         Family Abyssochrysidae   
                         Family Aciculidae   
                         Family Aporrhaidae Morch, 1852  
                         Family Asterophilidae   
                         Family Chondropomidae   
                         Family Choristeidae Verrill, 1882  
                         Family Cingulopsidae   
                         Family Cochlostomatidae   
                         Family Diastomidae Cossman, 1895  
                         Family Fossaridae Trachel, 1861  
                         Family Hydrococcidae   
                         Family Iravadiidae   
                         Family Lacunidae Gill, 1871  
                         Family Melanopsidae   
                         Family Micromelaniidae   
                         Family Omalaxidae   
                         Family Paedophoropodidae   
                         Family Pseudosacculidae   
                         Family Stenothyridae   
                         Family Stiliferidae   
                         Family Struthiolariidae   
                         Family Syrnolopsidae   
                         Family Trachysmidae   
                         Family Trochaclisidae   
                         Superfamily Cyclophoroidea   
                         Superfamily Viviparoidea   

  Expert: Paul V. Scott  
  Notes: Senior Associate Curator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, USA   
  Reference for: Mesogastropoda    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mesogastropoda   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Millard, V.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Classification of Mollusca: A classification of world wide Mollusca   
  Page(s): 1-544   
  Publisher: Victor Millard   
  Publication Place: South Africa   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-620-21261-6   
  Reference for: Mesogastropoda   

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