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Tornus

Gastropoda - Tornidae

Taxonomy
Tornus was named by Turton and Kingston (1830) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than R Sepkoski's reference number: 614]. It is extant. Its type is Helix subcarinata.

It was assigned to Vitrinellidae by Wienrich (2001); to Tornidae by Marquet (1997), Lozouet (1998) and Harzhauser (2002); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1830Tornus Turton and Kingston
1859Odeospis Carpenter
1997Tornus Marquet p. 20
1998Tornus Lozouet p. 84
2001Tornus Wienrich p. 404
2002Tornus Harzhauser p. 82
2002Tornus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
Discopoda(Fischer 1884)
superfamilyTruncatelloideaGray 1840
familyTornidaeSacco 1896
genusTornusTurton and Kingston 1830

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