|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae
It was reranked as Murex (Muricantha) by Vredenburg (1921) and Vredenburg (1925); it was reranked as Murex (Muricanthus) by Kojumdgieva and Strachimirov (1960); it was synonymized subjectively with Hexaplex by Vokes (1968); it was reranked as Hexaplex (Muricanthus) by Janssen (1978); it was corrected as Muricantha by Harzhauser et al. (2009).
It was assigned to Murex by Vredenburg (1921), Vredenburg (1925) and Kojumdgieva and Strachimirov (1960); to Hexaplex by Janssen (1978); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Muricidae by Todd (2001) and Harzhauser et al. (2009).
|Year||Name and author|
|1921||Murex (Muricantha) Vredenburg p. 288|
|1925||Murex (Muricantha) Vredenburg p. 219|
|1960||Murex (Muricanthus) Kojumdgieva and Strachimirov p. 146|
|1978||Hexaplex (Muricanthus) Janssen p. 95|
|2002||Muricanthus Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2009||Muricantha Harzhauser et al. p. 360|
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