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Dermomurex (Viator) vaughani

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex vaughani was named by Maury (1910). Its type specimen is PRI 3461, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is TU 554 - Chipola River, which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

It was recombined as Murex (Murex) vaughani by Vokes (1963); it was recombined as Dermomurex (Viator) vaughani by Vokes (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Murex vaughani Maury p. 143 figs. pl. 23, fig. 6
1963Murex (Murex) vaughani Vokes p. 102
1975Dermomurex (Viator) vaughani Vokes p. 153

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
genusDermomurexMonterosato 1890
subgenusViatorVokes 1974
speciesvaughani(Maury 1910)

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