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Gastropoda - Trochidae

Trochus was named by Linnaeus (1758) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R Sepkoski's reference number: 909]. It is extant. Its type is Trochus maculatus. It is the type genus of Trochoidea.

It was assigned to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Trochinae by MacNeil (1960), Wilson (1993), van den Hoek Ostende et al. (2002) and Bouchet et al. (2005); and to Trochidae by White (1885), Ladd (1966), Abbass (1967), Short and Potter (1987), Frassinetti and Covacevich (1999) and Hendy (2007).

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  • Lamprostoma was named by Swainson (1840) [COMMENTS: This is distinct genus/subgenus from Lamprodomina Swainson, 1840; Lamprostoma = synonym of Trochus.].

    It was reranked as Trochus (Lamprostoma) by Oppenheim (1900); it was synonymized subjectively with Trochus by Hendy (2007).

    It was assigned to Trochus by Oppenheim (1900).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Trochus Linnaeus
1840Lamprostoma Swainson
1885Trochus White p. 260
1900Trochus (Lamprostoma) Oppenheim p. 281
1960Trochus MacNeil p. 25
1966Trochus Ladd p. 37
1967Trochus Abbass p. 2
1987Trochus Short and Potter p. 10
1993Trochus Wilson p. 90
1999Trochus Frassinetti and Covacevich p. 45
2002Trochus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Trochus van den Hoek Ostende et al. p. 4
2005Trochus Bouchet et al. p. 176
2007Trochus Hendy p. 152

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTrochidaeRafinesque 1815
genusTrochusLinnaeus 1758

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.

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