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Murex (Murex) toreia

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex toreia was named by Maury (1925). Its type specimen is No number, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Rio Pirabas (Maury coll.), which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal limestone/limestone in the Pirabas Formation of Brazil.

It was recombined as Murex (Murex) toreia by Vokes (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Murex toreia Maury p. 145 figs. pl. 6, fig. 11
1963Murex (Murex) toreia Vokes p. 102

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
RankNameAuthor
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
genusMurexLinnaeus 1758
subgenusMurexLinnaeus 1758
speciestoreia(Maury 1925)

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