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Poirieria albionis

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Murex albionis was named by Wrigley (1934) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; western Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Poirieria albionis by Vokes (1971).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Murex albionis Wrigley
1971Poirieria albionis Vokes p. 14

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
genusPoirieriaJousseaume 1880
speciesalbionis(Wrigley 1934)

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
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:22:24
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:22:24
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Bartonian to the top of the Late/Upper Eocene or 41.30000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (2 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0United Kingdom (England) Murex albionis (42636)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Murex albionis (42640)