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Plesiotrochus fallax

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Plesiotrochidae

Taxonomy
Cerithium fallax was named by Grateloup (1832) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Cerithium (Hemicerithium) fallax by Vignal (1911); it was recombined as Hemicerithium fallax by Cossmann and Peyrot (1922); it was recombined as Plesiotrochus fallax by Lozouet et al. (2001).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1832Cerithium fallax Grateloup p. 265
1911Cerithium (Hemicerithium) fallax Vignal p. 151
1922Hemicerithium fallax Cossmann and Peyrot p. 89
2001Plesiotrochus fallax Lozouet et al. p. 21

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCampaniloideaDouvillé 1904
familyPlesiotrochidaeHoubrick 1990
genusPlesiotrochusFischer 1878
speciesfallax(Grateloup 1832)

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