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Turris

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Taxonomy
Turris was named by Röding (1798) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than R Sepkoski's reference number: 794]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Gastropoda by Mansfield (1925); to Pleurotomidae by Abbass (1967); to Turrinae by Wilson (1994); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Turridae by Oostingh (1935), Mukerjee (1939), Kensley (1972), Marasti (1973), Ladd (1982) and Bouchet et al. (2011).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1798Turris Röding
1800Pleurotoma Lamarck
1814Murex (Pleurotoma) Brocchi p. 427
1904Pleurotoma Martin p. 146
1921Pleurotoma Vredenburg p. 96
1925Turris Mansfield p. 14
1928Pleurotoma Woodring
1935Turris Oostingh p. 110
1939Turris Mukerjee p. 75
1967Turris Abbass p. 121
1972Turris Kensley p. 181
1973Turris Marasti p. 96
1982Turris Ladd p. 63
1994Turris Wilson p. 194
2002Turris Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Turris Bouchet et al. p. 297

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTurridaeSwainson 1840
genusTurrisRöding 1798

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