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Ocenebra

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Ocenebra was named by Leach in Gray (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 909]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Murex (Ocenebra) by Hörnes and Auinger (1885) and Tate (1888); it was corrected as Ocinebra by Bohm (1926); it was misspelled as Ocinebra by Dall (1889), Kensley (1972), Kensley and Pether (1986), Harzhauser and Mandic (2001), Harzhauser (2002), Sepkoski (2002) and Landau et al. (2007).

It was assigned to Murex by Hörnes and Auinger (1885) and Tate (1888); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Muricidae by Dall (1889), Bohm (1926), Kensley (1972), Kensley and Pether (1986), Harzhauser and Mandic (2001), Harzhauser (2002) and Landau et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Ocenebra Leach in Gray
1885Murex (Ocenebra) Hörnes and Auinger p. 219
1888Murex (Ocenebra) Tate p. 104
1889Ocinebra Dall p. 211
1926Ocinebra Bohm p. 68
1972Ocenebra Kensley p. 178
1986Ocenebra Kensley and Pether p. 178
2001Ocenebra Harzhauser and Mandic p. 708
2002Ocenebra Harzhauser p. 95
2002Ocenebra Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Ocenebra Landau et al. p. 25

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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
genusOcenebraLeach in Gray 1847

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