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Orthochilus

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Planaxidae

Taxonomy
Orthochilus was named by Cossmann (1889) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 914].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Orthochilus Cossmann
1995Orthochilus Pacaud and Le Renard p. 157
2002Orthochilus 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)
familyPlanaxidaeGray 1850
genusOrthochilusCossmann 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