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Clava aspera

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Taxonomy
Murex aspera was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Indo-Pacific.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Clava.

It was recombined as Clava aspera by Shuto (1978).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Murex aspera Linnaeus
1978Clava aspera Shuto p. 131

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
orderSorbeoconchaPonder and Lindberg 1997
superfamilyCerithioidea(FĂ©russac 1819)
familyCerithiidae(Fleming 1822)
subfamilyCerithiinaeFleming 1822
genusClavaSwainson 1840
speciesaspera(Linnaeus 1758)

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: grazerf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 07:11:54
Modified: 2009-09-10 09:11:54
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available