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Orectospira

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Taxonomy
Orectospira was named by Dall (1925) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R Sepkoski's reference number: 158]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Orectospirinae.

It was assigned to Margaritinae by MacNeil (1960); to Turritellopsinae by Allmon (1996); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Orectospirinae by Habe (1955) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Orectospira Dall
1955Orectospira Habe p. 4
1960Orectospira MacNeil p. 24
1996Orectospira Allmon p. 11
2002Orectospira Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Orectospira Bouchet et al. pp. 121, 249

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyTurritellidaeLovén 1847
subfamilyOrectospirinaeHabe 1955
genusOrectospiraDall 1925

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