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Kestocenebra

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Kestocenebra was named by Vermeij (1998) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-l T Mi-u-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1272]. Its type is Murex curvicosta.

It was assigned to Ocenebrinae by Vermeij (1998); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Kestocenebra Vermeij
2002Kestocenbra 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
subfamilyOcenebrinaeCossmann 1903
genusKestocenebraVermeij 1998

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. J. Vermeij 1998Ocenebrine muricid with unconstricted base, beltlike spiral cord on last whorl ending in blunt labral tooth, axial ribs including one or two varices, and a sealed siphonal canal.