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Rhinoclavis vertagus

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Taxonomy
Murex vertagus was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Indo-Pacific.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Rhinoclavis.

It was recombined as Rhinoclavis vertagus by Swainson (1840), Hoerle (1972) and Short and Potter (1987).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Murex vertagus Linnaeus
1840Rhinoclavis vertagus Swainson
1972Rhinoclavis vertagus Hoerle p. 12
1987Rhinoclavis vertagus Short and Potter p. 22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyCerithiidae(Fleming 1822)
subfamilyCerithiinaeFleming 1822
genusRhinoclavisSwainson 1840
speciesvertagus(Linnaeus 1758)

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