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Boreotrophon

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Boreotrophon was named by Fischer (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m R]. It is extant. Its type is Boreotrophon harasewychi.

It was reranked as Trophon (Boreotrophon) by Moody (1916).

It was assigned to Trophon by Moody (1916); to Muricidae by Harzhauser and Mandic (2001) and Todd (2001); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Boreotrophon Fischer
1916Trophon (Boreotrophon) Moody p. 44
2001Boreotrophon Harzhauser and Mandic p. 707
2001Boreotrophon Todd
2002Boreotrophon 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
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
genusBoreotrophonFischer 1884

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