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Phorus

Gastropoda -

Taxonomy
Phorus was named by Montfort (1810) [This almost certainly is wrong, but it is the oldest reference I can find to a species in the genus.]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Gastropoda by Tourney (1854).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Phorus Montfort
1854Phorus Tourney

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
genusPhorusMontfort 1810

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004
Collections
No collection or age range data are available