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Brachytoma

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Taxonomy
Brachytoma was named by Swainson (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R Sepkoski's reference number: 614]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Drillia (Brachytoma) by Vredenburg (1921), Mukerjee (1939) and Dey (1961); it was reranked as Clavus (Brachytoma) by Baldi (1973).

It was assigned to Drillia by Vredenburg (1921), Mukerjee (1939) and Dey (1961); to Clavus by Baldi (1973); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Drilliinae by Hendy (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Brachytoma Swainson
1921Drillia (Brachytoma) Vredenburg p. 110
1939Drillia (Brachytoma) Mukerjee p. 80
1961Drillia (Brachytoma) Dey
1973Clavus (Brachytoma) Baldi p. 323
2002Brachytoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Brachytoma Hendy

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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
subfamilyDrilliinaeOlsson 1964
genusBrachytomaSwainson 1840

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