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Typhis (Ciphonochelus)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Cyphonochelus was named by Jousseaume (1882) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Typhis (Cyphonochilus) by Dieni and Omenetto (1960); it was synonymized subjectively with Siphonochelus by Gertman (1969); it was reranked as Typhis (Ciphonochelus) by Mandic and Steininger (2003).

It was assigned to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Typhis by Dieni and Omenetto (1960) and Mandic and Steininger (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Cyphonochelus Jousseaume
1960Typhis (Cyphonochilus) Dieni and Omenetto p. 613
2002Cyphonochelus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Typhis (Ciphonochelus) Mandic and Steininger p. 274

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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
genusTyphisMontfort 1810
subgenusCiphonochelus(Jousseaume 1882)

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