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Poirieria subcristata

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Murex subcristatus was named by d'Orbigny (1850) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Eocene; Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Crassimurex subcristatus by Merle (1990); it was recombined as Poirieria subcristata by Vokes (1971), Jeffery and Tracey (1997) and Merle and Pacaud (2002).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Murex subcristatus d'Orbigny
1971Poirieria subcristata Vokes p. 102
1990Crassimurex subcristatus Merle p. 153
1997Poirieria subcristata Jeffery and Tracey p. 95 figs. Pl 10, fig 2
2002Poirieria subcristata Merle and Pacaud p. 22

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
genusPoirieriaJousseaume 1880
speciessubcristata(d'Orbigny 1850)

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.

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: Early/Lower Eocene or 55.80000 to 48.60000 Ma

Collections (4 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Poirieria subcristata (3266 3268)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France Poirieria subcristata (183724)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6United Kingdom (England) Poirieria subcristata (3259)