Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Clavus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Drilliidae

Taxonomy
Clavus was named by Monfort (1810) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 96]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Drillia (Clavus) by Abrard (1822); it was reranked as Pleurotoma (Clavus) by Smith (1882).

It was assigned to Drillia by Abrard (1822); to Pleurotoma by Smith (1882); to Drilliinae by Wilson (1994); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Turridae by Baluk (2003); and to Drilliidae by Bouchet et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Clavus Monfort
1822Drillia (Clavus) Abrard
1882Pleurotoma (Clavus) Smith p. 208
1994Clavus Wilson p. 184
2002Clavus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Clavus Baluk p. 30
2011Clavus Bouchet et al. p. 289

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyDrilliidae(Olsson 1964)
genusClavusMonfort 1810

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