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Xymene

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Xymene is a genus. It is extant.

It was assigned to Trophoninae by Beu et al. (1990); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
  • Xymenella was named by Finlay (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol R]. It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Xymene by Powell (1979).

    It was assigned to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Xymenella Finlay
1990Xymene Beu et al. pp. 414, 415
2002Xymene Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Xymenella 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
subfamilyTrophoninaeCossmann 1903
genusXymene

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