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Plesiotrochus

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Plesiotrochidae

Taxonomy
Plesiotrochus was named by Fischer (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 559]. It is extant. Its type is Plesiotrochus sowerbianus. It is the type genus of Plesiotrochidae.

It was assigned to Cerithiadae by Ladd (1972); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Plesiotrochidae by Wilson (1993), Lozouet et al. (2001) and Harzhauser (2004).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Plesiotrochus Fischer
1972Plesiotrochus Ladd p. 41
1993Plesiotrochus Wilson p. 131
2001Plesiotrochus Lozouet et al. p. 21
2002Plesiotrochus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Plesiotrochus Harzhauser p. 113

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCampaniloideaDouvillé 1904
familyPlesiotrochidaeHoubrick 1990
genusPlesiotrochusFischer 1878

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