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Murexiella (Subpterynotus) textilis

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Murex textilis was named by Gabb (1873) [DISTRIBUTION: Pliocene-Pleistocene; Florida.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 3257, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Murex (Pteronotus) textilis by Dall (1890); it was recombined as Murex (Pteropurpura) textilis by Dall (1892); it was recombined as Murex (Subpterynotus) textilis by Olsson and Harbison (1953); it was recombined as Pterynotus (Pterynotus) textilis by Vokes (1964); it was recombined as Murexiella (Subpterynotus) textilis by Vokes (1968).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Murex textilis Gabb p. 202
1890Murex (Pteronotus) textilis Dall p. 142
1892Murex (Pteropurpura) textilis Dall p. 243
1953Murex (Subpterynotus) textilis Olsson and Harbison p. 247
1964Pterynotus (Pterynotus) textilis Vokes p. 14
1968Murexiella (Subpterynotus) textilis Vokes p. 120

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassCaenogastropoda(Cox 1959)
Sorbeoconcha(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
Hypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
superorderLatrogastropodaRiedel 2000
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
genusMurexiellaClench and Farfante 1945
subgenusSubpterynotusOlsson and Harbison 1953
speciestextilis(Gabb 1873)

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.

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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:22:24
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:22:24
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Early/Lower Pleistocene or 20.44000 to 0.78100 Ma

Collections (26 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Venezuela (Falcon) Murex textilis (60144)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Venezuela (Falcón) Murexiella textilis, Pterynotus textilis (96434)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama Pterynotus textilis (93145)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (Florida) Murexiella textilis (35029 92344 92362 92440 92442 92658 92664)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Early/Lower Pleistocene3.6 - 0.781USA (Florida) Murexiella textilis (92693) Subpterynotus textilis (79804)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781USA (Florida) Murex textilis (79331) Murexiella textilis (35025 92334 92336 92337 92338 92342 92343 92656 92692)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Murexiella textilis (92331 92332 92496 92498)