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Trobus

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Turritellidae

Taxonomy
Trobus was named by Stephenson (1955) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 914].

It was assigned to Turritellidae by Sohl (1960); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Trobus Stephenson
1960Trobus Sohl pp. 77 - 78
2002Trobus Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusTrobusStephenson 1955

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
N. F. Sohl 1960Large, thick, high turrited shells, with numerous flattened to excavated concave whorls; sutures in deep furrows overhung on mature whorls by flange like extensions of the upper whorl surfaces; base with coarse spiral cords; aperture with moderately thick callus on parietal lip.