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Phorculus

Gastropoda - Trochidae

Taxonomy
Phorculus was named by Cossmann (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Mi Sepkoski's reference number: 914].

It was assigned to Gibbulinae by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Phorculus Cossmann
1995Phorculus Pacaud and Le Renard p. 153
2002Phorculus 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
subfamilyTrochinaeRafinesque 1815
genusPhorculusCossmann 1888

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