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Purpuriconus symmetricus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Taxonomy
Conus symmetricus was named by Sowerby (1849) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene-Pliocene; Caribbean.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Conus (Leptoconus) symmetricus by Pflug (1961); it was recombined as Purpuriconus symmetricus by Tucker and Tenorio (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Conus symmetricus Sowerby p. 44 figs. pl. 9, fig. 1
1917Conus symmetricus Maury p. 36
1961Conus (Leptoconus) symmetricus Pflug p. 63
1970Conus symmetricus Woodring p. 353
1988Conus symmetricus Petuch p. 157
2009Purpuriconus symmetricus Tucker and Tenorio

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyConidaeFleming 1822
genusPurpuriconusMotta 1991
speciessymmetricus(Sowerby 1849)

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