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Boreotrophon multicostatus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Taxonomy
Murex multicostatus was named by Eschscholtz (1829). It is extant.

It was recombined as Boreotrophon multicostatus by Woodring and Bramlette (1950).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1829Murex multicostatus Eschscholtz p. 11 figs. pl. 4, fig. 4
1950Boreotrophon multicostatus Woodring and Bramlette p. 48

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyMuricidaeRafinesque 1815
genusBoreotrophonFischer 1884
speciesmulticostatus(Eschscholtz 1829)

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
Measurements
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 Pliocene to the top of the Middle Pleistocene or 3.60000 to 0.12600 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588USA (California) Trophon multicostatus (200398)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126USA (California) Boreotrophon multicostatus (203095 203114)