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Phyllonotus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Phyllonotus was named by Swainson (1830) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 700]. It is extant. Its type is Murex imperialis.

It was reranked as Murex (Phyllonotus) by Maury (1917) and Gardner (1948); it was reranked as Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) by Vokes (1989) and Todd (2001); it was reranked as Hexaplex (Phyllonotus) by Harzhauser (2002).

It was assigned to Murex by Maury (1917) and Gardner (1948); to Chicoreus by Vokes (1989) and Todd (2001); to Hexaplex by Harzhauser (2002); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Muricinae by DeVries (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1830Phyllonotus Swainson figs. pl. 100
1917Murex (Phyllonotus) Maury p. 103
1948Murex (Phyllonotus) Gardner p. 218
1989Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) Vokes p. 38
2001Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) Todd
2002Hexaplex (Phyllonotus) Harzhauser p. 94
2002Phyllonotus Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Phyllonotus DeVries p. 288

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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
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
genusPhyllonotusSwainson 1830

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