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Perotrochus

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae

Taxonomy
Perotrochus was named by Fischer (1885) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp R Sepkoski's reference number: 157]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Pleurotomariidae by Wilson (1993) and Todd (2001); and to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Perotrochus Fischer
1993Perotrochus Wilson p. 45
2001Perotrochus Todd
2002Perotrochus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassOrthogastropoda
superorderVetigastropodaSalvini-Plawen 1980
orderPleurotomariida()
superfamilyPleurotomarioidea(Swainson 1840)
familyPleurotomariidaeSwainson 1840
genusPerotrochusFischer 1885

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