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Torquifer

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Taxonomy
Torquifer was named by Roth (1981) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi Sepkoski's reference number: ZR81]. Its type is Torquifer pittorum.

It was assigned to Melongenidae by Roth (1981) and Petuch (1988); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Torquifer Roth p. 149
1988Torquifer Petuch p. 99
2002Torquifer 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
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyMelongenidaeGill 1867
genusTorquifer

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