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Pleurotoma cristata

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Taxonomy
Pleurotoma cristata was named by Conrad (1847) [DISTRIBUTION: Oligocene; Mississippi.]. It is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Cochlespira.

It was recombined as Cochlespira cristata by Conrad (1865).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Pleurotoma cristata Conrad
1865Cochlespira cristata Conrad p. 19

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTurridaeSwainson 1840
genusPleurotomaRöding 1798
speciescristataConrad 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