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Murex (Murex) nicholsi

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex (Murex) nicholsi was named by Gardner (1947). Its type specimen is USNM 3671851, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 3856 - Mossyhead [Shoal River Fm], which is in a Serravallian marine marl/sandstone in the Shoal River Formation of Florida.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Murex (Murex) nicholsi Gardner p. 519 figs. pl. 53, fig. 3
1963Murex (Murex) nicholsi Vokes p. 105

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
RankNameAuthor
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
genusMurexLinnaeus 1758
subgenusMurexLinnaeus 1758
speciesnicholsiGardner 1947

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