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Poirieria zelandicus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Murex zelandicus was named by Quoy and Gaimard (1834). It is extant. It is the type species of Poirieria, Poirieria (Poirieria).

It was recombined as Poirieria (Poirieria) zelandica by Vokes (1970); it was recombined as Poirieria zelandicus by Landau and Marques da Silva (2010).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1834Murex zelandicus Quoy and Gaimard
1970Poirieria (Poirieria) zelandica Vokes p. 17
2010Poirieria zelandicus Landau and Marques da Silva p. 64

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
genusPoirieriaJousseaume 1880
specieszelandicus(Quoy and Gaimard 1834)

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
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:22:24
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:22:24
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Oligocene to the top of the Middle Pleistocene or 28.40000 to 0.12600 Ma

Collections (4 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03New Zealand (Central Otago) Poirieria zelandica (35126 35127)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6New Zealand Poirieria zelandica (73307)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126New Zealand (Wellington) Poirieria zelandica (94818)