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Aptyxis

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Taxonomy
Aptyxis was named by Troschel (1865) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Fusus (Aptyxis) by Vredenburg (1925); it was reranked as Fusinus (Aptyxis) by Robba et al. (1989).

It was assigned to Fusus by Vredenburg (1925); to Fusinus by Robba et al. (1989); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Fusininae by MacNeil (1960) and Snyder (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Aptyxis Troschel
1925Fusus (Aptyxis) Vredenburg p. 152
1960Aptyxis MacNeil p. 84
1989Fusinus (Aptyxis) Robba et al. p. 80
2002Aptyxis Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Aptyxis Snyder p. 20

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyFasciolariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyFusininaeSwainson 1840
genusAptyxisTroschel 1865

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