Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Cochlespira gyrata

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cochlespiridae

Taxonomy
Pleurotoma terebralis gyrata was named by Edwards (1857) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; western Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Ancistrosyrinx terebralis gyrata by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); it was recombined as Cochlespira gyrata by Powell (1966) and Jeffery and Tracey (1997).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

View classification of included taxa

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Pleurotoma terebralis gyrata Edwards pp. 233-236 figs. pl. 27, figs. 10b-d
1966Cochlespira gyrata Powell
1995Ancistrosyrinx terebralis gyrata Pacaud and Le Renard
1997Cochlespira gyrata Jeffery and Tracey p. 98 figs. Pl 11, fig 11

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyCochlespiridae(Powell 1942)
genusCochlespiraConrad 1865
speciesgyrata(Edwards 1857)

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