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Psilaxis

Gastropoda - Architectonicidae

Taxonomy
Psilaxis was named by Woodring (1928) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Architectonica (Psilaxis) by Gardner (1947); it was reranked as Philippia (Psilaxis) by Ladd (1972).

It was assigned to Architectonica by Gardner (1947); to Philippia by Ladd (1972); to Architectonicidae by Todd (2001); and to Heterostrophia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Psilaxis Woodring p. 355
1947Architectonica (Psilaxis) Gardner p. 589
1972Philippia (Psilaxis) Ladd p. 19
2001Psilaxis Todd
2002Psilaxis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderHeterobranchiaGray 1840
superfamilyArchitectonicoideaGray 1840
familyArchitectonicidaeGray 1850
genusPsilaxisWoodring 1928

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