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Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) schencki

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Laevityphis (Laevityphis) schencki was named by Keen and Campbell (1964) [TYPE SPECIMEN: Stanford types (SUPTC) now at CAS?]. Its type specimen is SUPTC 9723, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is U.C. Loc. S-8012 [Los Perdices Shale], which is in a Miocene marine shale in the Los Perdices Shale Formation of Colombia.

It was recombined as Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) schencki by Gertman (1969).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Laevityphis (Laevityphis) schencki Keen and Campbell p. 53 figs. pl. 9, figs. 16, 20
1969Siphonochelus (Laevityphis) schencki Gertman p. 174

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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
genusSiphonochelusJousseaume 1880
subgenusLaevityphis(Cossmann 1903)
speciesschencki(Keen and Campbell 1964)

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