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Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Crassispira was named by Swainson (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant. Its type is Pleurotoma bottae.

It was reranked as Drillia (Crassispira) by Vredenburg (1921), Mukerjee (1939) and Dey (1961); it was reranked as Clavus (Crassispira) by Berry (1940) and Durham (1944).

It was assigned to Turrinae by Woodring (1928); to Clavus by Berry (1940) and Durham (1944); to Drillia by Vredenburg (1921), Mukerjee (1939) and Dey (1961); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Turridae by Gardner (1948), Kensley (1972), Ladd (1982), Todd (2001) and Baluk (2003); to Clavinae by MacNeil (1960), Woodring (1970), Addicott (1970) and Landau and Marques da Silva (2010); to Crassispirinae by Wilson (1994), Harzhauser (2007) and Fallon (2011); and to Pseudomelaniidae by Bouchet et al. (2011).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Crassispira Swainson p. 313
1921Drillia (Crassispira) Vredenburg p. 116
1928Crassispira Woodring p. 147
1939Drillia (Crassispira) Mukerjee p. 80
1940Clavus (Crassispira) Berry p. 6
1944Clavus (Crassispira) Durham p. 180
1948Crassispira Gardner p. 265
1960Crassispira MacNeil p. 112
1961Drillia (Crassispira) Dey
1970Crassispira Addicott p. 134
1970Crassispira Woodring p. 377
1972Crassispira Kensley p. 179
1982Crassispira Ladd p. 66
1994Crassispira Wilson p. 183
2001Crassispira Todd
2002Crassispira Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Crassispira Baluk p. 30
2007Crassispira Harzhauser p. 109
2010Crassispira Landau and Marques da Silva p. 111
2011Crassispira Bouchet et al. p. 293
2011Crassispira Fallon p. 54

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTurridaeSwainson 1840
familyPseudomelaniidaeCossmann 1909
genusCrassispiraSwainson 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.

No diagnoses are available