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Neptunea despecta

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Taxonomy
Murex despectus was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Trophon antiquus despectus by Wood (1882); it was recombined as Neptunea despecta by Richards (1962) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Murex despectus Linnaeus p. 754
1882Trophon antiquus despectus Wood p. 2
1962Neptunea despecta Richards
2008Neptunea despecta Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
RankNameAuthor
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyBuccinidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyBuccininaeRafinesque 1815
tribeColiniGray 1857
subfamilyNeptuneinaeStimpson 1865
genusNeptuneaRöding 1798
speciesdespecta(Linnaeus 1758)

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