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Jaton

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Jaton was named by Pusch (1837) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1272]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Purpura (Jaton) by Grant and Gale (1931).

It was assigned to Purpura by Grant and Gale (1931); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Muricidae by Landau et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Jaton Pusch
1931Purpura (Jaton) Grant and Gale
2002Jaton Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Jaton Landau et al. p. 36

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
genusJatonPusch 1837

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