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Austrofusus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Taxonomy
Austrofusus was named by Kobelt (1879) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant. Its type is Fusus fontainei.

It was reranked as Siphonalia (Austrofusus) by Clark (1938).

It was assigned to Siphonalia by Clark (1938); to Buccinidae by Beu et al. (1990); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Austrofusus Kobelt
1938Siphonalia (Austrofusus) Clark
1990Austrofusus Beu et al. p. 412
2002Austrofusus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
genusAustrofususKobelt 1879

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