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Orthochetus

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Taxonomy
Orthochetus was named by Cossmann (1889) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti-l T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 122,530].

It was assigned to Cerithiadae by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Orthochetus Cossmann
1995Orthochetus Pacaud and Le Renard p. 155
2002Orthochetus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyCerithiidae(Fleming 1822)
genusOrthochetusCossmann 1889

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