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Pterynotus (Pterynotus) posti

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Pteropurpura postii was named by Dall (1896). Its type specimen is USNM 130349, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Murex (Pteropurpura) posti by Dall (1903); it was recombined as Purpura (Pteropurpura) posti by Dall (1915); it was recombined as Pterynotus (Pterynotus) posti by Vokes (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Pteropurpura postii Dall p. 44
1903Murex (Pteropurpura) posti Dall p. 1566
1915Purpura (Pteropurpura) posti Dall p. 76
1970Pterynotus (Pterynotus) posti Vokes p. 12

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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
genusPterynotusSwainson 1833
subgenusPterynotusSwainson 1833
speciesposti(Dall 1896)

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