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Piestochilus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Taxonomy
Piestochilus was named by Meek (1864) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-u K Maes-u]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Cryptorhytis (Piestochilus) by Collignon (1951).

It was assigned to Cryptorhytis by Collignon (1951); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Fasciolariinae by Sohl (1964), Gliozzi and Malatesta (1983) and Snyder (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Piestochilus Meek
1951Cryptorhytis (Piestochilus) Collignon
1964Piestochilus Sohl p. 213
1983Piestochilus Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 107
2002Piestochilus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Piestochilus Snyder p. 19

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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
subfamilyFasciolariinaeGray 1853
genusPiestochilusMeek 1864

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