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Calotrophon ostrearum

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Murex ostrearum was named by Conrad (1846). It is extant. Its type specimen is ANSP 36551, a shell.

It was recombined as Muricidea ostrearum by Dall (1902); it was recombined as Pseudosalpinx ostrearum by Hoerle (1970); it was recombined as Muricopsis ostrearum by Morris (1973); it was recombined as Calotrophon ostrearum by Vokes (1976).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Murex ostrearum Conrad p. 25
1869Urosalpinx floridana Conrad p. 106 figs. pl. 12, fig, 4
1884Muricidea floridana Dall p. 326
1902Muricidea ostrearum Dall p. 505
1948Muricopsis floridana Gardner p. 225
1953Cantharus perplexus Olsson and Harbison
1953Cantharus (Pseudosalpinx) floridana Olsson and Harbison p. 254
1962Cantharus perplexus DuBar
1970Pseudosalpinx ostrearum Hoerle p. 63
1973Muricopsis ostrearum Morris p. 193
1976Calotrophon ostrearum Vokes p. 105

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
genusCalotrophonHertlein and Strong 1951
speciesostrearum(Conrad 1846)

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.

No diagnoses are available