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Pterynotus (mustached bat)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Pterynotus was named by Swainson (1833) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than R Sepkoski's reference number: 700]. It is extant. Its type is Murex pinnatus.

It was reranked as Murex (Pterynotus) by Dall (1890); it was misspelled as Pteronotus by Finlay (1929), Vokes (1970), Ladd (1977), Ladd (1982), Vaught et al. (1989), Beu et al. (1990), Wilson (1994), Squires and Goedert (1995), Squires (2001), Todd (2001), Wienrich (2001), Sepkoski (2002) and Landau et al. (2007).

It was assigned to Murex by Dall (1890); to Gastropoda by Finlay (1929); to Muricinae by Vaught et al. (1989), Beu et al. (1990), Wilson (1994) and Squires and Goedert (1995); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Muricidae by Vokes (1970), Ladd (1977), Ladd (1982), Squires (2001), Todd (2001), Wienrich (2001) and Landau et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Pterynotus Swainson
1880Marchia Jousseaume p. 335
1885Timbellus de Gregario p. 275
1890Murex (Pterynotus) Dall p. 142
1899Pterymurex Roverto
1929Pteronotus Finlay p. 76
1970Pterynotus Vokes p. 8
1977Pterynotus Ladd p. 39
1982Pterynotus Ladd p. 42
1989Pterynotus Vaught et al.
1990Pterynotus Beu et al. p. 414
1994Pterynotus Wilson p. 34
1995Pterynotus Squires and Goedert p. 265
2001Pterynotus Squires p. 9
2001Pterynotus Todd
2001Pterynotus Wienrich p. 470
2002Marchia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Pterynotus Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Pterynotus Landau et al. p. 16
2017Timbellus Darragh p. 73

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
genusPterynotusSwainson 1833

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.

No diagnoses are available