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Taxonomic Serial No.: 73236

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Thaidinae
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                   SubclassProsobranchia Milne-Edwards, 1848  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Acanthina Fischer de Waldheim, 1807  
                            Genus Acanthotrophon Hertlein and Strong, 1951  
                            Genus Aspella Morch, 1877  
                            Genus Attiliosa Emerson, 1968  
                            Genus Austrotrophon Dall, 1902  
                            Genus Boreotrophon Fischer, 1884  
                            Genus Calotrophon Hertlien and Strong, 1951  
                            Genus Ceratostoma Herrmannsen, 1846  
                            Genus Chicomurex Arakawa, 1964  
                            Genus Chicoreus Montfort, 1810  
                            Genus Dermomurex di Monterosato, 1890  
                            Genus Drupa Röding, 1798  
                            Genus Drupinia Dall, 1923  
                            Genus Eupleura H. Adams and A. Adams, 1853  
                            Genus Favartia Jousseaume, 1880  
                            Genus Forreria Jousseaume, 1880  
                            Genus Haustellum Schumacher, 1817  
                            Genus Hexaplex Perry, 1811  
                            Genus Maxwellia Bailey, 1950  
                            Genus Morula Schumacher, 1817  
                            Genus Murex Linnaeus, 1758  
                            Genus Murexiella Clench and Perez Farfante, 1945  
                            Genus Murexsul Iredale, 1915  
                            Genus Muricopsis Bucquoy, Dautzenberg and Dollfus, 1882  
                            Genus Nipponotrophon   
                            Genus Nodulotrophon   
                            Genus Nucella Roding, 1798  
                            Genus Ocenebra Gray, 1847  
                            Genus Ocenotrophon McLean, 1995  
                            Genus Ocinebrina Jousseaume, 1880  
                            Genus Paziella   
                            Genus Pazionotus   
                            Genus Plicopurpura Cossmann, 1903  
                            Genus Poirieria Jousseaume, 1880  
                            Genus Pterochelus   
                            Genus Pteropurpura Jousseaume, 1880  
                            Genus Pterotyphis Jousseaume, 1881  
                            Genus Pterynotus Swainson, 1833  
                            Genus Purpura   
                            Genus Roperia Dall, 1898  
                            Genus Scabrotrophon McLean, 1996  
                            Genus Stramonita Schumacher, 1817  
                            Genus Thais Roding, 1798  
                            Genus Trachypollia Woodring, 1928  
                            Genus Trophon Montfort, 1810  
                            Genus Trophonopsis Bucquoy, Dautzenberg and Dollfus, 1882  
                            Genus Typhinellus Jousseaume, 1880  
                            Genus Typhis Montfort, 1810  
                            Genus Urosalpinx Stimpson, 1865  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Muricidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Muricidae   

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