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Cirsostylus

Gastropoda - Trochidae

Taxonomy
Cirsostylus was named by Cossmann (1918) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Ladi J Hett].

It was assigned to Trochidae by Tong and Erwin (2001); and to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Cirsostylus Cossmann
2001Cirsostylus Tong and Erwin p. 13
2002Cirsostylus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
superfamilyTrochoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyTrochidaeRafinesque 1815
genusCirsostylusCossmann 1918

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