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Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Batillariidae

Pyrazus was named by Monfort (1810) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti R Sepkoski's reference number: 157]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Potamides (Pyrazus) by Martin (1884); it was reranked as Cerithium (Pyrazus) by Termier (1954).

It was assigned to Potamides by Martin (1884); to Cerithium by Termier (1954); to Pyrazidae by Hacobjan (1972); to Potamidinae by Gliozzi and Malatesta (1983) and Kase (1984); to Potamididae by Olsson (1967) and Beu et al. (1990); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Batillariidae by Wilson (1993), Pacaud and Le Renard (1995), Harzhauser (2004) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Pyrazus Monfort
1884Potamides (Pyrazus) Martin p. 146
1954Cerithium (Pyrazus) Termier
1967Pyrazus Olsson p. 38
1972Pyrazus Hacobjan p. 6
1983Pyrazus Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 101
1984Pyrazus Kase p. 137
1990Pyrazus Beu et al. p. 406
1993Pyrazus Wilson p. 113
1995Pyrazus Pacaud and Le Renard p. 156
2002Pyrazus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pyrazus Harzhauser p. 122
2005Pyrazus Bouchet et al. pp. 149, 248

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyBatillariidae(Thiele 1929)
genusPyrazusMonfort 1810

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.

No diagnoses are available