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Pterynotus (Pterynotus) pinnatus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex pinnatus was named by Swainson (1822). It is extant. It is the type species of Pterynotus, Pterynotus (Pterynotus).

It was recombined as Pterynotus pinnatus by Vokes (1972); it was recombined as Pterynotus (Pterynotus) pinnatus by Squires and Goedert (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Murex pinnatus Swainson
1972Pterynotus pinnatus Vokes p. 29
1995Pterynotus (Pterynotus) pinnatus Squires and Goedert p. 265

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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
speciespinnatus(Swainson 1822)

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