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Olivella (Olivella) purpurata

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Olividae

Taxonomy
Oliva purpurata was named by Swainson (1831) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Eastern Pacific.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Olivella purpurata by Dall (1909); it was recombined as Olivella (Olivella) purpurata by Woodring (1928) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Oliva purpurata Swainson
1909Olivella purpurata Dall p. 31
1928Olivella (Olivella) purpurata Woodring p. 229
2008Olivella (Olivella) purpurata Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyOlivoidea(Troschel 1869)
familyOlividaeLatreille 1825
genusOlivellaSwainson 1831
subgenusOlivellaSwainson 1831
speciespurpurata(Swainson 1831)

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