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Pterotyphis (Prototyphis)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Prototyphis was named by Ponder (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 899]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Pterotyphis (Prototyphis) by Beu et al. (1990).

It was assigned to Pterotyphis by Beu et al. (1990); to Typhinae by Wilson (1994); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Prototyphis Ponder
1990Pterotyphis (Prototyphis) Beu et al. p. 414
1994Prototyphis Wilson p. 54
2002Prototyphis 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
genusPterotyphisJousseaume 1880
subgenusPrototyphis(Ponder 1972)

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