Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Murex (Haustellum) pennae

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex pennae was named by Maury (1934) [DISTRIBUTION: Early-Late Miocene; Dominican Republic-Brazil.]. Its type specimen is PRI 29313, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Rio Pirabas (Maury coll.), which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal limestone/limestone in the Pirabas Formation of Brazil.

It was recombined as Murex (Murex) pennae by Vokes (1963); it was recombined as Murex (Haustellum) pennae by Vokes (1989).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Murex pennae Maury pp. 140-141 figs. pl. 6, fig. 4
1934Murex pennae Maury pp. 140-141 figs. pl. 6, fig. 4
1963Murex (Murex) pennae Vokes p. 102
1988Murex pennae Petuch p. 101
1989Murex (Haustellum) pennae Vokes pp. 27-28

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
RankNameAuthor
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
genusMurexSchumacher 1817
subgenusHaustellum
speciespennae()

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