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Gastropoda - Epitoniidae

Cirsotrema was named by Mörch (1852) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 123,899]. It is extant. Its type is Scalaria varicosa.

It was reranked as Scalaria (Cirsotrema) by Tate (1890); it was reranked as Scala (Cirsotrema) by Vredenburg (1928); it was reranked as Epitonium (Cirsotrema) by Hertlein and Stong (1951).

It was assigned to Scalaria by Tate (1890); to Scala by Vredenburg (1928); to Epitonium by Hertlein and Stong (1951); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Epitoniidae by Olsson (1967), Dushane (1988), Wilson (1993), Todd (2001), Wienrich (2001), Harzhauser (2002) and Duerr (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Cirsotrema Mörch
1890Scalaria (Cirsotrema) Tate
1928Scala (Cirsotrema) Vredenburg p. 402
1951Epitonium (Cirsotrema) Hertlein and Stong p. 89
1967Cirsotrema Olsson p. 40
1988Cirsotrema Dushane p. 56
1993Cirsotrema Wilson p. 274
2001Cirsotrema Todd
2001Cirsotrema Wienrich p. 450
2002Cirsotrema Harzhauser p. 93
2002Cirsotrema Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Cirsotrema Duerr p. 152

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Ptenoglossa(Gray 1853)
superfamilyEpitonioidea(Berry 1910)
familyEpitoniidaeBerry 1910
genusCirsotremaMörch 1852

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.

No diagnoses are available