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Muricacea

Gastropoda -

Taxonomy
Muricacea was named by de Costa (1776) [m. kosnik taxon no: 10231].

It was synonymized objectively with Muricoidea by Kosnik (2002).

It was assigned to Stenoglossa by Sohl (1964); to Gymnoglossa by Ward and Blackwelder (1987); and to Caenogastropoda by Petuch (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1776Muricacea de Costa
1964Muricacea Sohl p. 370
1987Muricacea Ward and Blackwelder p. 132
1992Muricacea Petuch p. 68

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Ptenoglossa(Gray 1853)
suborderGymnoglossa
superfamilyMuricaceade Costa 1776
superfamilyMuricaceade Costa 1776

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