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Gastropoda - Neogastropoda

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1776Muricoidea de Costa
1988Muricoidea Ponder and Warén p. 304
1992Muricoidea Ward p. 120
2001Muricoidea Todd
2003Muricoidea Snyder p. 5
2004Muricoidea Harzhauser p. 135
2005Muricoidea Bouchet et al. p. 255
2007Muricoidea Harzhauser p. 106

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
superfamilyMuricoideade 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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilesuperf
Life habit: epifaunalsuperf
Diet: carnivoresuperf
Vision: limitedc
Comments: LIFE HISTORY: Predatory carnivores according to Todd (2001).superf
Created: 2009-09-10 08:26:18
Modified: 2009-09-10 10:26:18
Source: superf = superfamily, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Floian to the top of the Holocene or 477.70000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 470.0 Ma

Collections (3956 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Floian477.7 - 470.0France (Montagne Noire) Vexillum rouvillei (20827)
Caradocian460.9 - 449.5Ireland Harpidae indet. (182517)
Sandbian458.4 - 453.0Czech Republic Turbinella sp. (3856)
Vinice - Late/Upper Ordovician457.5 - 443.4Czech Republic Turbinella sp. (3863)
Vyatkian259.0 - 252.3Russian Federation (Vladimir) Marginella sp. (86346)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9Poland Muricoidea indet. (63065)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46Switzerland Murex prestensis (2175 2232)
Aptian - Albian125.0 - 100.5Germany Sipho schrammeni (67184)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Switzerland Murex carinella, Murex sabaudianus, Murex bilineatus (2237)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Hungary Tritonalia urgonense (74891)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0United Kingdom (England) Sipho gaultinus (1864)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6United Kingdom (England) Murex calcar (51673) Murex calcar, Paramorea lineata, Mitridae indet. (6280)
Late/Upper Albian - Cenomanian105.3 - 93.9Egypt Caricella sp. (150677)
Late/Upper Albian - Cenomanian105.3 - 93.9Madagascar Rapa cancellata (98219)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9USA (California) Scobinella dilleri (167603) Volutoderma sp. (167600 167601 185734)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Germany Murex pleurotomoides, Vexillum roemeri (66779) Vexillum roemeri (66776) Volutilithes sp. (66734)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9USA (Texas) Carota biplicata (6603) Carota biplicata, Carota pendula (6604) Carota biplicata, Carota pendula, Carota robusta (4648) Carota pendula (4647 6498 6596 6599 6611 6615) Volutomorpha graysonensis (6589)
Early/Lower Cenomanian - Albian99.6 - 100.5USSR Pseudolyria ferganensis, Pseudolyria tachtamyschensis (3793)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Egypt Caricella sp. (140613)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Arizona) Pyropsis kochi (53401)