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Palaeotrochus

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Palaeotrochidae

Taxonomy
Palaeotrochus was named by Hall (1879) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg D Emsi Sepkoski's reference number: 362,797]. Its type is Pleurotomaria kearnyi. It is the type genus of Palaeotrochidae.

It was reranked as Trochus (Palaeotrochus) by Clarke (1885).

It was assigned to Trochus by Clarke (1885); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Palaeotrochidae by Knight et al. (1960) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Palaeotrochus Hall
1885Trochus (Palaeotrochus) Clarke p. 55
1960Palaeotrochus Knight et al. p. 302
2002Palaeotrochus Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Palaeotrochus Bouchet et al. pp. 124, 246

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassEogastropoda
orderEuomphalina
superfamilyPalaeotrochoidea()
familyPalaeotrochidae
genusPalaeotrochus

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