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Pyropsinae

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Pholidotomidae

Taxonomy
Pyropsidae was named by Stephenson (1941) [m. kosnik taxon no: 9995].

It was reranked as the subfamily Pyropsinae by Bouchet et al. (2005).

It was assigned to Muricoidea by Ponder and Warén (1988); and to Pholidotomidae by Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Pyropsidae Stephenson
1988Pyropsidae Ponder and Warén p. 304
2005Pyropsinae Bouchet et al. p. 255

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyPholidotomidaeCossmann 1896
subfamilyPyropsinae(Stephenson 1941)
subfamilyPyropsinae(Stephenson 1941)

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