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Muricinae

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1776Muricinae da Costa
1960Muricinae MacNeil p. 62
1968Muricinae Vokes p. 92
1974Muricinae Abbott p. 171
1975Muricinae Vokes p. 132
1976Muricinae Vokes p. 105
1984Muricinae Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska p. 109
1984Muricinae Squires p. 30
1987Muricinae Perrilliat p. 16
1988Muricinae Ponder and Warén p. 304
1989Muricinae Robba et al. p. 78
1989Muricinae Vokes p. 24
1990Muricinae Beu et al.
1994Muricinae Wilson p. 26
1995Muricinae Squires and Goedert p. 265
2002Muricinae Merle and Pacaud p. 22
2004Muricinae Harzhauser p. 136
2005Muricinae Bouchet et al. p. 255
2005Muricinae DeVries p. 288
2006Muricinae Houart p. 21
2010Muricinae Landau and Marques da Silva p. 61

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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
subfamilyMuricinaeda Costa 1776
subfamilyMuricinaeda 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
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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Early/Lower Aptian to the top of the Holocene or 125.45000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 122.46 Ma

Collections (731 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Switzerland Murex prestensis (2175 2232)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Switzerland Murex carinella, Murex sabaudianus, Murex bilineatus (2237)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6United Kingdom (England) Murex calcar (6280 51673)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Germany Murex pleurotomoides (66779)
Early/Lower Paleocene66.0 - 61.7USA (Texas) Murex sp. (86475)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Belgium Paziella hannonica (22931)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Texas) Murex mansfieldi (98701)
Danian66.0 - 61.6France Paziella hannonica (20816)
Danian - Selandian66.0 - 59.2USA (Texas) Murex mansfieldi (91825)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (California) Murex mansfieldi (11117)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2Denmark Murex nanus (35264 35265 35266 35267)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2USA (Alabama) Poirieria harrisi (90606 92602 92604 98429)
Selandian - Thanetian61.6 - 56.0Pakistan (North-West Frontier) Murex wadiai, Murex sandersoni (52132)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Austria Poirieria levis (184810)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom Murex sp. (76601)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Murex abbatiae (38868) Paziella subcoronata (3267) Poirieria subcristata (3266 3268)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Austria Hexaplex robusta (184811)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Alabama) Poirieria harrisi (98277)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France Poirieria subcristata (183724)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Texas) Murex sp. (83950)