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Poirieria (Flexopteron)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Flexopteron was named by Shutton (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Plio-l]. It is extant. Its type is Flexopteron philippinensis.

It was reranked as Poirieria (Flexopteron) by Vokes (1970) and Pacaud and Le Renard (1995).

It was assigned to Poirieria by Vokes (1970) and Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Flexopteron Shutton p. 111
1970Poirieria (Flexopteron) Vokes p. 26
1995Poirieria (Flexopteron) Pacaud and Le Renard
2002Flexopteron 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
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
genusPoirieriaJousseaume 1880
subgenusFlexopteron(Shutton 1969)

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