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Murexsul

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murexsul was named by Iredale (1915) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m R]. It is extant. Its type is Murex octagonus.

It was reranked as Murex (Murexsul) by Clench and Pérez Farfante (1945); it was reranked as Hexaplex (Murexsul) by Vokes (1968).

It was assigned to Murex by Clench and Pérez Farfante (1945); to Hexaplex by Vokes (1968); to Muricinae by Beu et al. (1990); to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Muricidae by Landau et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Murexsul Iredale
1945Murex (Murexsul) Clench and Pérez Farfante p. 49
1968Hexaplex (Murexsul) Vokes p. 106
1990Murexsul Beu et al. p. 414
2002Murexsul Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Murexsul Landau et al. p. 43

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
genusMurexsulIredale 1915

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