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Fossarus

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Planaxidae

Taxonomy
Fossarus was named by Philippi (1841) [m. kosnik taxon no: 4745 Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 123,1066]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Fossaridae by Martin (1904), Gardner (1947) and Wilson (1993); to Planaxidae by Todd (2001); to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002); and to Fossarinae by Bouchet et al. (2005) and Bandel (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Fossarus Philippi
1904Fossarus Martin p. 240
1947Fossarus Gardner p. 571
1993Fossarus Wilson p. 128
2001Fossarus Todd
2002Fossarius Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Fossarus Bouchet et al. pp. 78, 249
2006Fossarus Bandel p. 66

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyPlanaxidaeGray 1850
subfamilyFossarinae(Adams 1860)
genusFossarusPhilippi 1841

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