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Brachysphingus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Taxonomy
Brachysphingus was named by Gabb (1868) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani T Eo-l Sepkoski's reference number: 614]. Its type is Buccinum liratum.

It was assigned to Buccinidae by Squires (1997) and Squires (1999); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Brachysphingus Gabb pp. 155 - 156
1997Brachysphingus Squires pp. 850 - 851
1999Brachysphingus Squires p. 19
2002Brachysphingus Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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