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Torcula

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Taxonomy
Torcula was named by Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Turritella (Torcula) by Gardner (1943), Gardner (1947), Gardner (1948) and Ladd (1972).

It was assigned to Turritella by Gardner (1943), Gardner (1947), Gardner (1948) and Ladd (1972); to Turritellinae by Allmon (1996); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Turritellidae by Rosenberg (2005) and Rosenberg et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Torcula Gray p. 155
1943Turritella (Torcula) Gardner p. 198
1947Turritella (Torcula) Gardner p. 593
1948Turritella (Torcula) Gardner p. 198
1972Turritella (Torcula) Ladd p. 18
1996Torcula Allmon p. 10
2002Torcula Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Torcula Rosenberg
2006Torcula Rosenberg et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyTurritellidaeLovén 1847
genusTorculaGray 1847

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