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Phorcus

Gastropoda - Trochidae

Taxonomy
Phorcus was named by Risso (1826) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Trochidae by Donald et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Phorcus Risso
2002Phorcus Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Phorcus Donald et al.

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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
genusPhorcusRisso 1826

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