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Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dilectus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex dilectus was named by Adams (1854). It is extant. Its type specimen is BMNH 1965-9, a shell.

It was recombined as Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dilectus by Vokes (1965) and Vokes (1974).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Murex salleanus Adams p. 70
1854Murex dilectus Adams p. 120
1953Murex (Chicoreus) salleanus Olsson and Harbison p. 244
1965Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dilectus Vokes p. 191
1974Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dilectus Vokes p. 87

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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
subgenusChicoreusMontfort 1810
speciesdilectus(Adams 1854)

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