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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Murex Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Murex (Murex) Linnaeus, 1758

Type Species

Murex tribulus Linnaeus 1758 by subsequent designation Linnaeus, C. 1758. p.746


 Montfort, P.D. de 1810. [as Murex pecten Montfort, 1810 with Murex tribulus Linnaeus and Gmelin sp. 2 cited]  Subsequent type designation
 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.14 Type GenusAv


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Murex Linnaeus, 1758
                              Murex (Murex) Linnaeus, 1758
                                Murex Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11039) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.