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Leucozonia

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Taxonomy
Leucozonia was named by Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant. Its type is Murex nassa.

It was reranked as Turbinella (Leucozonia) by Morch (1852); it was reranked as Fusus (Leucozonia) by Coulon (1936).

It was assigned to Turbinella by Morch (1852); to Fusus by Coulon (1936); to Fasciolariidae by Abbass (1967), Todd (2001) and Vermeij and Snyder (2002); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Peristerniinae by Snyder (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Leucozonia Gray
1852Turbinella (Leucozonia) Morch p. 100
1936Fusus (Leucozonia) Coulon p. 128
1967Leucozonia Abbass p. 91
2001Leucozonia Todd
2002Leucozonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Leucozonia Vermeij and Snyder p. 24
2003Leucozonia Snyder p. 23

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyFasciolariidaeGray 1853
subfamilyPeristerniinaeTryon 1880
genusLeucozoniaGray 1847

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