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Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae

Bathytoma was named by Harris and Burrows (1891) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 122,700]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Genotia (Bathytoma) by Rovereto (1900); it was reranked as Pleurotoma (Bathytoma) by Aldrich (1911); it was reranked as Epalxis (Bathytoma) by Marasti (1973).

It was assigned to Genotia by Rovereto (1900); to Pleurotoma by Aldrich (1911); to Pleurotomidae by Vredenburg (1921); to Epalxis by Marasti (1973); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Turridae by Wenz (1938) and Baluk (2003); to Borsoniinae by Beu et al. (1990), Wilson (1994) and Wienrich and Janssen (2007); and to Borsoniidae by Bouchet et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Bathytoma Harris and Burrows
1900Genotia (Bathytoma) Rovereto p. 181
1911Pleurotoma (Bathytoma) Aldrich p. 6
1921Bathytoma Vredenburg p. 123
1938Bathytoma Wenz p. 1420
1973Epalxis (Bathytoma) Marasti p. 97
1990Bathytoma Beu et al. pp. 418, 419
1994Bathytoma Wilson p. 182
2002Bathytoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Bathytoma Baluk p. 30
2007Bathytoma Wienrich and Janssen p. 677
2011Bathytoma Bouchet et al. p. 278

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyBorsoniidae(Bellardi 1875)
genusBathytomaHarris and Burrows 1891

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.

No diagnoses are available