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Chicoreus (Siratus) articulatus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex articulatus was named by Reeve (1845) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene-Recent; Caribbean.]. Its type specimen is Holotype (no number), a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Siratus articulatus by Fair (1976); it was recombined as Chicoreus (Siratus) articulatus by Vokes (1989).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Murex articulatus Reeve
1976Siratus articulatus Fair p. 22 figs. pl. 5, fig. 58
1989Chicoreus (Siratus) articulatus Vokes p. 46

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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
genusChicoreusMonfort 1810
subgenusSiratus(Jousseaume 1880)
speciesarticulatus(Reeve 1845)

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