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Melanopsis praerosa

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Melanopsidae

Taxonomy
Murex praerosa was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Arctic.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Melanopsis.

It was recombined as Melanopsis praerosa by Férussac (1807).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Murex praerosa Linnaeus
1807Melanopsis praerosa Férussac

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(Férussac 1819)
familyMelanopsidae(Adams and Adams 1854)
genusMelanopsisFérussac 1807
speciespraerosa(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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available