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Muricidae  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 73236

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Thaididae Jousseaume, 1888
    Magilidae Thiele, 1925
    Coralliophilidae Chenu, 1859
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassGastropoda Cuvier, 1797 – gastropods, slugs, snails, escargots, gastéropodes, limaces, caracol, caramujo, lesma  
                               SuperfamilyMuricoidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                                  FamilyMuricidae Rafinesque, 1815  
    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 Babelomurex Coen, 1922  
                                     Genus Boreotrophon Fischer, 1884  
                                     Genus Calotrophon Hertlien and Strong, 1951  
                                     Genus Ceratostoma Herrmannsen, 1846  
                                     Genus Chicomurex Arakawa, 1964  
                                     Genus Chicoreus Montfort, 1810  
                                     Genus Coralliophila H. Adams and A. Adams, 1853  
                                     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 Quoyula Iredale, 1912  
                                     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): Bouchet, Philippe, Jean-Pierre Rocroi, Bernhard Hasdorf, Andrzej Kaim, Yasunori Kano, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: Revised Classification, Nomenclator and Typification of Gastropod and Monoplacophoran Families   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Malacologia, vol. 61, no. 1-2   
  Page(s): 1-526   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-2997   
  Notes: doi: 10.4002/040.061.0201   
  Reference for: Muricidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ponder, Winston Frank, David R. Lindberg, and Juliet Mary Ponder  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, vol. 2   
  Page(s): xx + 870   
  Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780815361848   
  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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