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Ecphora

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Ecphora was named by Conrad (1843) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u T Plio-l Sepkoski's reference number: 123,909]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Purpuridae by Martin (1904); to Ecphorinae by Petuch (1992); to Rapaninae by Sohl (1964) and Ward (1992); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Ecphora Conrad
1904Ecphora Martin p. 206
1964Ecphora Sohl p. 173
1992Ecphora Petuch p. 68
1992Ecphora Ward p. 121
2002Ecphora 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
subfamilyRapaninaeGray 1853
genusEcphoraConrad 1843

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