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Ceratostoma (Microrhytis)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Pterorytis (Microrhytis) was named by Emerson (1959). It is extant.

It was Ceratostoma (Microrhytis) by Vokes (1964) and Vokes (1989); it was reranked as Microrhytis by Petuch (1988) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Muricidae by Petuch (1988); to Ceratostoma by Vokes (1964) and Vokes (1989); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Ceratostoma (Microrhytis) Vokes p. 23
1988Microrhytis Petuch p. 96
1989Ceratostoma (Microrhytis) Vokes p. 113
2002Microrhytis 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
subfamilyThaidinaeJousseaume 1888
genusCeratostoma(Hermannsen 1846)
subgenusMicrorhytis(Emerson 1959)

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