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Cochlespiropsis

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Taxonomy
Cochlespiropsis was named by Casey (1904) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m Sepkoski's reference number: 914].

It was assigned to Turridae by Squires (2001); to Turriculinae by Schnetler (2001); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Cochlespiropsis Casey
2001Cochlespiropsis Schnetler p. 62
2001Cochlespiropsis Squires p. 11
2002Cochlespiropsis 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
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTurridaeSwainson 1840
genusCochlespiropsisCasey 1904

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
K. I. Schnetler 2001Cochlespiropsis Casey 1904 sensu Powell (1966, p. 42, plate 5, fig. 7) also has a paucispiral protoconch. The aperture is long and narrowly pyriform and the canal is twisted and weakly notched.