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Pterynotus velificus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex velificus was named by Tate (1888) [DISTRIBUTION: Cenozoic; Southern Australia.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Pterynotus velificus by Darragh (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Murex velificus Tate p. 95 figs. pl. 1, fig. 8
1970Pterynotus velificus Darragh p. 205

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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
genusPterynotusSwainson 1833
speciesvelificus()

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