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Chicoreus (Siratus) formosus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex formosus was named by Sowerby (1841) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Miocene-Recent; Caribbean.]. It is extant. Its type specimen is Holotype (no number), a shell.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Murex formosus Sowerby p. 197 figs. fig. 112
1976Siratus formosus Fair p. 43
1989Chicoreus (Siratus) formosus Vokes p. 47

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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)
speciesformosus(Sowerby 1841)

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