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Morula

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Morula was named by Schumacher (1817) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Drupa (Morula) by Ladd (1977) and Ladd (1982).

It was assigned to Drupa by Ladd (1977) and Ladd (1982); to Thaidinae by Wilson (1994); to Muricidae by Todd (2001); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1817Morula Schumacher
1977Drupa (Morula) Ladd p. 40
1982Drupa (Morula) Ladd p. 42
1994Morula Wilson p. 43
2001Morula Todd
2002Morula Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusMorulaSchumacher 1817

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