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Distorsio anus

Gastropoda - Personidae

Murex anus was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Indo-Pacific]. It is extant. It is the type species of Distorsio, Distorsio (Distorsio).

It was recombined as Distorsio (Distorsio) anus by Woodring (1928); it was recombined as Distorsio anus by Röding (1798), Pilsbry (1922), Harzhauser et al. (2009) and Landau and Marques da Silva (2010).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Murex anus Linnaeus
1798Distorsio anus Röding p. 133
1922Distorsio anus Pilsbry p. 357
1928Distorsio (Distorsio) anus Woodring p. 299
2009Distorsio anus Harzhauser et al. p. 348
2010Distorsio anus Landau and Marques da Silva p. 55

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
familyPersonidaeGray 1854
genusDistorsioRöding 1798
speciesanus(Linnaeus 1758)

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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