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Charonia lampas

Gastropoda - Ranellidae

Taxonomy
Murex lampas was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Indo-Pacific.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Triton lampas by Hedley (1914); it was recombined as Charonia lampas by Poppe and Goto (1991) and Beu (2010).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
  • Septa englishi was named by Newton (1905) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Indian-Ocean.]. It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Charonia lampas by Hendy (2007).
  • Septa rubicunda was named by Perry (1811). It is extant.

    It was recombined as Charonia rubicunda by Cotton (1945); it was recombined as Charonia lampas rubicunda by Beu (1970); it was synonymized subjectively with Charonia lampas by Beu (2010).
  • Murex gyrinoides was named by Brocchi (1814). It is extant.

    It was recombined as Triton gyrinoides by Gregorio (1893); it was recombined as Charonia gyrinoides by Bayer (1933); it was synonymized subjectively with Charonia lampas by Beu (2010).
  • Nyctilochus alfredensis was named by Bartsch (1915). It is extant.

    It was recombined as Charonia alfredensis by Bayer (1933); it was synonymized subjectively with Charonia lampas by Beu (2010).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Murex lampas Linnaeus
1811Septa rubicunda Perry figs. pl. 14, fig. 4
1814Murex gyrinoides Brocchi p. 401
1893Triton gyrinoides Gregorio pp. 11-18
1905Septa englishi Newton p. 341
1914Triton lampas Hedley p. 65
1915Nyctilochus alfredensis Bartsch p. 95 figs. pl. 5, fig. 4
1933Charonia gyrinoides Bayer p. 55
1933Charonia alfredensis Bayer p. 71
1945Charonia rubicunda Cotton p. 257
1970Charonia lampas rubicunda Beu p. 215
1991Charonia lampas Poppe and Goto p. 129
2010Charonia lampas Beu

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
superorderHypsogastropoda(Ponder and Lindberg 1997)
infraorderLittorinimorphaGolikov and Starobogtov 1975
superfamilyTonnoidea(Suter 1913)
familyRanellidaeGray 1854
subfamilyCymatiinaeIredale 1913
genusCharoniaGistel 1848
specieslampas(Linnaeus 1758)

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