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Murex (Tubicauda)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Murex (Tubicauda) Dey
2002Tubicauda Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
genusMurexLinnaeus 1758
subgenusTubicauda

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:22:24
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:22:24
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Miocene to the top of the Badenian or 23.03000 to 12.70000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97India Murex sondeiamus (72084)
Badenian13.65 - 12.7Poland (Holy Cross Mountains) Murex friedbergi (38823)