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Ceratostoma

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex (Ceratostoma) was named by Hermannsen (1846) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Ceratostoma by MacNeil (1960), Vokes (1989) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Murex by Hermannsen (1846); to Drupinae by MacNeil (1960); to Thaidinae by Vokes (1989); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data
Sister taxa
C. (Microrhytis)

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Murex (Cerostoma) Conrad p. 263
1846Murex (Ceratostoma) Hermannsen
1960Ceratostoma MacNeil p. 64
1989Ceratostoma Vokes p. 113
2002Ceratostoma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyThaidinaeJousseaume 1888
genusCeratostoma(Hermannsen 1846)

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