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Gyrospira

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Pterothecidae

Taxonomy
Gyrospira was named by Boucot (1956) [Sepkoski's age data: D Gedi D Fame Sepkoski's reference number: 362]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Carinaropsinae by Knight et al. (1960) and Wahlman (1992); and to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Gyrospira Boucot
1960Gyrospira Knight et al. p. 180
1992Gyrospira Wahlman
2002Gyrospira Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyPterothecidae
subfamilyCarinaropsinae()
genusGyrospira

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