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Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Murchisonia was named by d'Archiac and de Verneuil (1841) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-l P Dora Sepkoski's reference number: 1130,1197]. Its type is Turritella bilineata. It is the type genus of Murchisoniidae, Murchisoniacea.

It was reranked as Holopella (Murchisonia) by Murchison (1854); it was reranked as Pleurotomaria (Murchisonia) by Hall (1856); it was reranked as Bembexia (Murchisonia) by Lawson (1955).

It was assigned to Holopella by Murchison (1854); to Pleurotomaria by Hall (1856); to Bembexia by Lawson (1955); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Murchisoniidae by Knight et al. (1960), Bouchet et al. (2005) and Wagner (2017).

Goniostropha bachelieri, Goniostropha chapmani, Goniostropha extenuata, M. (Cheilotoma), M. (Goniospira), M. (Goniostropha) turriculata, M. (Murchisonia), M. (Ostioma), M. (Sinuspira), M. aciculata, M. akidota, M. allevata, M. anderdoniae (syn. M. tricarinata), M. anglica, M. angulata, M. angustetaeniata, M. archiaci, M. arctica, M. auctor, M. basalestriata, M. bassensis, M. biarmica, M. bilineata, M. brevis (syn. Pleurotomaria bilineata), M. cambria, M. cicela, M. concava, M. conradi, M. convexa, M. declivisdiot, M. deflexa, M. defrancei, M. delagei, M. deludisubzona, M. dornapica, M. dowlingii, M. dublinensis, M. dudleyensis, M. eichwaldi, M. elegans, M. fornicata, M. fusiformis (syn. M. humboldtiana, M. josepha), M. gourvenneci, M. gracilicrista, M. gracilis, M. gubleri, M. hebe, M. hercynica, M. holynensis, M. intercedens, M. intermedia, M. jackjelli, M. kanekoi, M. kirchnera, M. laphami, M. lawlessi, M. leda, M. liufengshanensis, M. lochkoviensis, M. lohrheimi, M. margaritata, M. marri, M. megathanae, M. micula, M. minuta, M. mylitta, M. nerinea, M. obesa, M. obtusangula, M. oegensis, M. oehlerti, M. ordovicia, M. padangensis, M. paeckelmanni, M. pagodeformis, M. petila, M. placida, M. plumleyi, M. pragensis, M. pritchardi, M. pygmaea, M. reverdyi, M. rotundata, M. sandbergeri, M. sandbergi, M. selenalta, M. sera, M. sibleyensis, M. similis, M. sosiensis, M. sphaerulata, M. steltenbergensis, M. subcarinata, M. subornata, M. subulata, M. taltiensis, M. tenuissima, M. tillesae, M. tricincta, M. trilineata, M. turbinata, M. turriformis, M. turris, M. vicariana, M. vincta, M. wandovalensis, M. xanthippe, M. zimmermanni, Pseudomurchisonia kokeni
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Murchisonia d'Archiac and de Verneuil
1854Holopella (Murchisonia) Murchison pp. 88, 194, 489
1856Pleurotomaria (Murchisonia) Hall p. 26
1888Goniostropha Oehlert and Oehlert
1903Pseudomurchisonia Perner
1907Murchisonia (Goniostropha) Perner p. 122
1955Bembexia (Murchisonia) Lawson
1960Murchisonia Knight et al. p. 291
2002Murchisonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Pseudomurchisonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Murchisonia Bouchet et al. p. 43
2017Murchisonia Wagner p. G345

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797

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.

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