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Muricidae Rafinesque, 1815

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Family
Subfamily Coralliophilinae Chenu, 1859
  » Genus Babelomurex Coen, 1922
  » Genus Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Emozamia Iredale, 1929
  » Genus Hirtomurex Coen, 1922
  » Genus Latiaxis Swainson, 1840
  » Genus Leptoconchus Rüppell, 1835
  » Genus Liniaxis Laseron, 1955
  » Genus Magilus Montfort, 1810
  » Genus Mipus de Gregorio, 1885
  » Genus Rapa Röding, 1798
  » Genus Rhizochilus Steenstrup, 1850
  » Genus Aradasia Settepassi, 1970 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (unavailable following ICZN art. 11.4; junior homonym of Aradasia Gray, 1850 [Trochidae])
  » Genus Aradomurex Coen, 1947 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (Not available: no description)
  » Genus Campulotus Guettard, 1770 accepted as Magilus Montfort, 1810 (nomen oblitum)
  » Genus Coralliobia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Echinolatiaxis Kosuge, 1979 accepted as Babelomurex Coen, 1922
  » Genus Fusomurex Coen, 1922 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Galeropsis Hupé, 1860 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Laevilatiaxis Kosuge, 1979 accepted as Babelomurex Coen, 1922
  » Genus Lamellatiaxis Habe & Kosuge, 1970 accepted as Babelomurex Coen, 1922
  » Genus Langfordia Dall, 1924 accepted as Babelomurex Coen, 1922
  » Genus Latimurex accepted as Latiromurex Coen, 1922 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (misspelling)
  » Genus Latiromurex Coen, 1922 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Lepadomurex Coen, 1922 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Magilopsis G. B. Sowerby III, 1919 accepted as Leptoconchus Rüppell, 1835
  » Genus Pseudomurex Monterosato, 1872 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Quoyula Iredale, 1912 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Rapella Swainson, 1840 accepted as Rapa Röding, 1798
  » Genus Reliquiaecava Massin, 1987 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Rhombothais Woolacott, 1954 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Tarantellaxis Habe, 1970 accepted as Babelomurex Coen, 1922
  » Genus Tolema Iredale, 1929 accepted as Babelomurex Coen, 1922
Subfamily Ergalataxinae Kuroda, Habe & Oyama, 1971
  » Genus Bedevina Habe, 1946
  » Genus Cronia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Cytharomorula Kuroda, 1953
  » Genus Daphnellopsis Schepman, 1913
  » Genus Drupella Thiele, 1925
  » Genus Ergalatax Iredale, 1931
  » Genus Lataxiena Jousseaume, 1883
  » Genus Lindapterys Petuch, 1987
  » Genus Maculotriton Dall, 1904
  » Genus Morula Schumacher, 1817
  » Genus Muricodrupa Iredale, 1918
  » Genus Oppomorus Iredale, 1937
  » Genus Orania Pallary, 1900
  » Genus Pascula Dall, 1908
  » Genus Phrygiomurex Dall, 1904
  » Genus Spinidrupa Habe & Kosuge, 1966
  » Genus Tenguella Arakawa, 1965
  » Genus Trachypollia Woodring, 1928
  » Genus Usilla H. Adams, 1861
  » Genus Uttleya Marwick, 1934
  » Genus Azumamorula Emerson, 1968 accepted as Morula (Azumamorula) Emerson, 1968 represented as Morula Schumacher, 1817
  » Genus Cumella Jousseaume, 1898 accepted as Lataxiena Jousseaume, 1883 (Invalid: junior homonym of Cumella G.O. Sars, 1865 [Crustacea])
  » Genus Evokesia Radwin & D'Attilio, 1972 accepted as Pascula Dall, 1908
  » Genus Habromorula Houart, 1995 accepted as Morula (Habromorula) Houart, 1995 represented as Morula Schumacher, 1817
  » Genus Morulina Dall, 1923 accepted as Morula Schumacher, 1817
  » Genus Roquesia Petuch, 2013 accepted as Colubraria Schumacher, 1817
Subfamily Haustrinae Tan, 2003
  » Genus Bedeva Iredale, 1924
  » Genus Haustrum Perry, 1811
  » Genus Lepsia Hutton, 1883 accepted as Haustrum Perry, 1811
  » Genus Lepsiella Iredale, 1912 accepted as Haustrum Perry, 1811 (synonym)
  » Genus Lepsithais Finlay, 1928 accepted as Haustrum Perry, 1811 (synonym)
  » Genus Otahua Marwick, 1948 accepted as Bedeva Iredale, 1924 (synonym)
Subfamily Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
  » Genus Aspella Mörch, 1877
  » Genus Attiliosa Emerson, 1968
  » Genus Bolinus Pusch, 1837
  » Genus Bouchetia Houart & Héros, 2008
  » Genus Calotrophon Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1951
  » Genus Chicomurex Arakawa, 1964
  » Genus Chicoreus Montfort, 1810
  » Genus Dermomurex Monterosato, 1890
  » Genus Flexopteron Shuto, 1969
  » Genus Haustellum Schumacher, 1817
  » Genus Hexaplex Perry, 1810
  » Genus Ingensia Houart, 2001
  » Genus Murex Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Naquetia Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Paziella Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Phyllocoma Tapparone Canefri, 1880
  » Genus Phyllonotus Swainson, 1833
  » Genus Poirieria Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Ponderia Houart, 1986
  » Genus Prototyphis Ponder, 1972
  » Genus Pseudoperissolax B. L. Clark, 1918 †
  » Genus Pterochelus Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Pterynotus Swainson, 1833
  » Genus Purpurellus Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Siratus Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Timbellus de Gregorio, 1885
  » Genus Vokesimurex Petuch, 1994
  » Genus Aaronia A. H. Verrill, 1950 accepted as Muricanthus Swainson, 1840 accepted as Hexaplex Perry, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Acupurpura Jousseaume, 1880 accepted as Murex Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Alipurpura Bayle in P. Fischer, 1884 accepted as Pterochelus Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Aranea Perry, 1810 accepted as Murex Linnaeus, 1758 (Invalid: junior homonym of Aranea Linnaeus, 1758 [Arachnida])
  » Genus Bassia Jousseaume, 1880 accepted as Hexaplex (Hexaplex) Perry, 1810 represented as Hexaplex Perry, 1810 (invalid: junior homonym of Bassia Quoy & Gaimard, 1834; Bassiella is a replacement name)
  » Genus Bassiella Wenz, 1941 accepted as Hexaplex (Hexaplex) Perry, 1810 represented as Hexaplex Perry, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Bathymurex Clench & Pérez Farfante, 1945 accepted as Paziella (Paziella) Jousseaume, 1880 represented as Paziella Jousseaume, 1880 (synonym)
  » Genus Brandaria Monterosato, 1917 accepted as Bolinus Pusch, 1837 (synonym)
  » Genus Brontes Montfort, 1810 accepted as Haustellum Schumacher, 1817 (invalid: junior homonym of Brontes Fabricius, 1801 [Coleoptera]; see Brontesia )
  » Genus Brontesia Reichenbach, 1828 accepted as Haustellum Schumacher, 1817 (unjustified emendation of Brontes)
  » Genus Centronotus Swainson, 1833 accepted as Muricanthus Swainson, 1840 accepted as Hexaplex Perry, 1810 (invalid: junior homonym of Centronotus Schneider, 1801 [Pisces])
  » Genus Craspedotriton Dall, 1904 accepted as Phyllocoma Tapparone Canefri, 1880 (objective synonym of Phyllocoma)
  » Genus Dallimurex Rehder, 1946 accepted as Paziella (Paziella) Jousseaume, 1880 represented as Paziella Jousseaume, 1880 (synonym)
  » Genus Euphyllon Jousseaume, 1880 accepted as Chicoreus (Chicoreus) Montfort, 1810 represented as Chicoreus Montfort, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Foveomurex Wenz, 1941 accepted as Chicoreus (Triplex) Perry, 1810 represented as Chicoreus Montfort, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Frondosaria Schlüter, 1838 accepted as Chicoreus (Chicoreus) Montfort, 1810 represented as Chicoreus Montfort, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Galfridus Iredale, 1924 accepted as Phyllocoma (Galfridus) Iredale, 1924 represented as Phyllocoma Tapparone Canefri, 1880
  » Genus Gracilimurex Thiele, 1929 accepted as Dermomurex (Gracilimurex) Thiele, 1929 represented as Dermomurex Monterosato, 1890
  » Genus Haustellaria Swainson, 1833 accepted as Haustellum Schumacher, 1817 (synonym)
  » Genus Hertleinella Berry, 1958 accepted as Calotrophon Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1951
  » Genus Hexachorda Cossmann, 1903 † accepted as Dermomurex Monterosato, 1890 (synonym)
  » Genus Marchia Jousseaume, 1880 accepted as Pterynotus Swainson, 1833 (synonym)
  » Genus Muricanthus Swainson, 1840 accepted as Hexaplex Perry, 1810
  » Genus Muricites Schlotheim, 1820 † accepted as Murex Linnaeus, 1758 (Invalid under Art. 20: name established for fossils, formed by adding the suffix -ites to the genus name Murex.)
  » Genus Murithais Grant & Gale, 1931 accepted as Hexaplex (Trunculariopsis) Cossmann, 1921 represented as Hexaplex Perry, 1810 (invalid: junior objective synonym of Trunculariopsis Cossmann, 1921)
  » Genus Panamurex Woodring, 1959 accepted as Calotrophon (Panamurex) Woodring, 1959 represented as Calotrophon Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1951
  » Genus Pirtus de Gregorio, 1885 accepted as Chicoreus (Triplex) Perry, 1810 represented as Chicoreus Montfort, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Poweria Monterosato, 1884 accepted as Dermomurex Monterosato, 1890 (Invalid: junior homonym of Poweria Bonaparte, 1840 [Pisces]; Dermomurex is a replacement name)
  » Genus Pseudosalpinx Olsson & Harbison, 1953 accepted as Calotrophon Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1951
  » Genus Pteronotus Swainson, 1833 accepted as Pterynotus Swainson, 1833 (incorrect original spelling)
  » Genus Pterymarchia Houart, 1995 accepted as Pterynotus (Pterymarchia) Houart, 1995 represented as Pterynotus Swainson, 1833
  » Genus Pterymurex Rovereto, 1899 accepted as Pterynotus Swainson, 1833 (synonym)
  » Genus Purpura Jousseaume, 1880 accepted as Bolinus Pusch, 1837 (synonym)
  » Genus Purpura Röding, 1798 accepted as Hexaplex (Trunculariopsis) Cossmann, 1921 represented as Hexaplex Perry, 1810 (invalid: junior homonym of Purpura Bruguière, 1789)
  » Genus Takia Kuroda, 1953 accepted as Dermomurex (Takia) Kuroda, 1953 represented as Dermomurex Monterosato, 1890
  » Genus Torvamurex Macpherson & Gabriel, 1962 accepted as Chicoreus (Triplex) Perry, 1810 represented as Chicoreus Montfort, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Torvamurex Iredale, 1936 accepted as Torvamurex Macpherson & Gabriel, 1962 accepted as Chicoreus (Triplex) Perry, 1810 represented as Chicoreus Montfort, 1810 (invalid, no description)
  » Genus Trialatella Berry, 1964 accepted as Dermomurex (Trialatella) Berry, 1964 represented as Dermomurex Monterosato, 1890
  » Genus Triplex Perry, 1810 accepted as Chicoreus (Triplex) Perry, 1810 represented as Chicoreus Montfort, 1810
  » Genus Truncularia Monterosato, 1917 accepted as Hexaplex (Trunculariopsis) Cossmann, 1921 represented as Hexaplex Perry, 1810 (invalid: junior homonym of Truncularia Wiegmann, 1832 [Bryozoa]; Trunculariopsis is a replacement name)
  » Genus Trunculariopsis Cossmann, 1921 accepted as Hexaplex (Trunculariopsis) Cossmann, 1921 represented as Hexaplex Perry, 1810
  » Genus Tubicauda Jousseaume, 1880 accepted as Murex Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Viator E. H. Vokes, 1974 accepted as Dermomurex (Viator) E. H. Vokes, 1974 represented as Dermomurex Monterosato, 1890
  » Genus Vitulina Swainson, 1840 accepted as Vitularia Swainson, 1840 (Alternative original spelling)
Subfamily Muricopsinae Radwin & d'Attilio, 1971
  » Genus Acanthotrophon Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1951
  » Genus Bizetiella Radwin & D'Attilio, 1972
  » Genus Favartia Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Homalocantha Mörch, 1852
  » Genus Maxwellia Baily, 1950
  » Genus Murexsul Iredale, 1915
  » Genus Muricopsis Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882
  » Genus Pazinotus E. H. Vokes, 1970
  » Genus Pradoxa Fernandes & Rolán, 1993
  » Genus Rolandiella B. A. Marshall & K. W. Burch, 2000
  » Genus Subpterynotus Olsson & Harbison, 1953
  » Genus Vitularia Swainson, 1840
  » Genus Xastilia Bouchet & Houart, 1994
  » Genus Pygmaepterys E. H. Vokes, 1978 represented as Favartia (Pygmaepterys) E. H. Vokes, 1978 represented as Favartia Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Minnimurex Woolacott, 1957 accepted as Favartia (Murexiella) Clench & Pérez Farfante, 1945 represented as Favartia Jousseaume, 1880 (synonym)
  » Genus Murexiella Clench & Pérez Farfante, 1945 accepted as Favartia (Murexiella) Clench & Pérez Farfante, 1945 represented as Favartia Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Paradoxa Fernandes & Rolán, 1990 accepted as Pradoxa Fernandes & Rolán, 1993 (Junior homonym of Paradoxa Marshall, 1894.)
  » Genus Paradoxon Fernandes & Rolán, 1990 accepted as Pradoxa Fernandes & Rolán, 1993 (Replacement name for Paradoxa Fernandes & Rolán, 1990 non Marshall, 1894, but itself a junior homonym of Paradoxon Fleutiaux, 1903.)
  » Genus Risomurex Olsson & McGinty, 1958 accepted as Muricopsis (Risomurex) Olsson & McGinty, 1958 represented as Muricopsis Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882
  » Genus Transtrafer Iredale, 1929 accepted as Vitularia Swainson, 1840
Subfamily Ocenebrinae Cossmann, 1903
  » Genus Acanthina Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
  » Genus Acanthinucella Cooke, 1918
  » Genus Africanella Vermeij & Houart, 1999
  » Genus Argenthina Herbert & del Rio, 2005 †
  » Genus Austrotrophon Dall, 1902
  » Genus Calcitrapessa Berry, 1959
  » Genus Califostoma Bean & Vermeij, 2016 †
  » Genus Ceratostoma Herrmannsen, 1846
  » Genus Chicocenebra Bouchet & Houart, 1996
  » Genus Chorus Gray, 1847
  » Genus Crassilabrum Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Eupleura H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Fenolignum Vermeij & Vokes, 1997 †
  » Genus Forreria Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Genkaimurex Kuroda, 1953
  » Genus Hadriania Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882
  » Genus Herminespina DeVries & Vermeij, 1997 †
  » Genus Inermicosta Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Jaton Pusch, 1837
  » Genus Mexacanthina Marko & Vermeij, 1999
  » Genus Miocenebra Vokes, 1963 †
  » Genus Muregina Vermeij, 1998
  » Genus Nucella Röding, 1798
  » Genus Ocenebra Gray, 1847
  » Genus Ocenotrophon McLean, 1995
  » Genus Ocinebrellus Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Ocinebrina Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Poropteron Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Pteropurpura Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Pterorytis Conrad, 1863
  » Genus Pterynopsis E. H. Vokes, 1972 †
  » Genus Roperia Dall, 1898
  » Genus Trochia Swainson, 1840
  » Genus Urosalpinx Stimpson, 1865
  » Genus Vaughtia Houart, 1995
  » Genus Vokesinotus Petuch, 1988
  » Genus Xanthochorus P. Fischer, 1884
  » Genus Zacatrophon Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1951
  » Genus Antimurex Cossmann, 1903 accepted as Crassilabrum Jousseaume, 1880 (synonym)
  » Genus Centrifuga Grant & Gale, 1931 accepted as Pteropurpura Jousseaume, 1880 (synonym)
  » Genus Cerostoma Conrad, 1837 accepted as Ceratostoma Herrmannsen, 1846 (invalid: junior homonym of Cerostoma Latreille, 1802 [Lepidoptera]; Ceratostoma is an emendation )
  » Genus Corallinia Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882 accepted as Ocinebrina Jousseaume, 1880 (synonym)
  » Genus Dentocenebra Monterosato, 1917 accepted as Ocinebrina Jousseaume, 1880 (synonym)
  » Genus Hanetia Jousseaume, 1880 accepted as Urosalpinx Stimpson, 1865 (synonym)
  » Genus Jatova Jousseaume, 1880 accepted as Jaton Pusch, 1837 (synonym)
  » Genus Microrhytis Emerson, 1959 accepted as Ceratostoma Herrmannsen, 1846 (synonym)
  » Genus Monoceros Lamarck, 1809 accepted as Acanthina Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 (Invalid: junior homonym of Monoceros Lacépède, 1798 [Pisces] and others)
  » Genus Neurarhytis Olsson & Harbison, 1953 accepted as Pterorytis Conrad, 1863 (synonym)
  » Genus Ocenebrina Cossmann, 1903 accepted as Ocinebrina Jousseaume, 1880 (invalid: unjustified emendation of Ocinebrina)
  » Genus Ocinebra accepted as Ocenebra Gray, 1847 (incorrect subsequent spelling)
  » Genus Polytropa Swainson, 1840 accepted as Nucella Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  » Genus Polytropalicus Rovereto, 1899 accepted as Nucella Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  » Genus Rudolpha Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Acanthina Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 (synonym)
  » Genus Shaskyus J. Q. Burch & Campbell, 1963 accepted as Pteropurpura Jousseaume, 1880 (synonym)
  » Genus Spinostoma Coen, 1943 accepted as Ceratostoma Herrmannsen, 1846 (synonym)
  » Genus Ternaria Coen, 1943 accepted as Pteropurpura (Ocinebrellus) Jousseaume, 1880 accepted as Ocinebrellus Jousseaume, 1880 (not available: no type species designated)
  » Genus Tritonalia J. Fleming, 1828 accepted as Ocenebra Gray, 1847 (Invalid: placed on the Official Index by ICZN Opinion 886)
  » Genus Unicornus Montfort, 1810 accepted as Acanthina Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 (synonym)
Subfamily Pagodulinae Barco, Schiaparelli, Houart & Oliverio, 2012
  » Genus Axymene Finlay, 1926
  » Genus Comptella Finlay, 1926
  » Genus Enixotrophon Iredale, 1929
  » Genus Lenitrophon Finlay, 1926
  » Genus Pagodula Monterosato, 1884
  » Genus Paratrophon Finlay, 1926
  » Genus Peritrophon Marwick, 1931 †
  » Genus Terefundus Finlay, 1926
  » Genus Trophonella Harasewych & Pastorino, 2010
  » Genus Trophonopsis Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882
  » Genus Vesanula Finlay, 1926 †
  » Genus Xymene Iredale, 1915
  » Genus Xymenella Finlay, 1926
  » Genus Xymenopsis Powell, 1951
  » Genus Zeatrophon Finlay, 1926
  » Genus Chalmon de Gregorio, 1885 accepted as Trophonopsis Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882 (synonym)
  » Genus Houartiella Smriglio, Mariottini & Bonfitto, 1997 accepted as Trophonopsis Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882
  » Genus Pinon de Gregorio, 1885 accepted as Pagodula Monterosato, 1884 (synonym)
Subfamily Rapaninae Gray, 1853
  » Genus Acanthais Vermeij & Kool, 1994
  » Genus Agnewia Tenison Woods, 1878
  » Genus Concholepas Lamarck, 1801
  » Genus Cymia Mörch, 1860
  » Genus Dicathais Macpherson & Gabriel, 1962
  » Genus Drupa Röding, 1798
  » Genus Drupina Dall, 1923
  » Genus Edithais Vermeij, 1998 †
  » Genus Indothais Claremont, Vermeij, Williams & Reid, 2013
  » Genus Jopas Baker, 1895
  » Genus Mancinella Link, 1807
  » Genus Menathais Iredale, 1937
  » Genus Nassa Röding, 1798
  » Genus Neorapana Cooke, 1918
  » Genus Neothais Iredale, 1912
  » Genus Phycothais Tan, 2003
  » Genus Pinaxia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Plicopurpura Cossmann, 1903
  » Genus Purpura Bruguière, 1789
  » Genus Rapana Schumacher, 1817
  » Genus Reishia Kuroda & Habe, 1971
  » Genus Semiricinula Martens, 1904
  » Genus Stramonita Schumacher, 1817
  » Genus Taurasia Bellardi, 1882
  » Genus Thais Röding, 1798
  » Genus Thaisella Clench, 1947
  » Genus Tribulus H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
  » Genus Tylothais Houart, 2017
  » Genus Vasula Mörch, 1860
  » Genus Vexilla Swainson, 1840
  » Genus Adamsia Dunker, 1857 accepted as Agnewia Tenison Woods, 1878 (Invalid: junior homonym of Adamsia Forbes, 1840 [Cnidaria]; Agnewia is a replacement name)
  » Genus Canrena Link, 1807 accepted as Drupa Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  » Genus Cheletropis Forbes, 1852 accepted as Agnewia Tenison Woods, 1878 (synonym)
  » Genus Conchopatella H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 accepted as Concholepas Lamarck, 1801
  » Genus Conchulus Rafinesque, 1815 accepted as Concholepas Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
  » Genus Conothais Kuroda, 1930 accepted as Pinaxia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (synonym)
  » Genus Cuma Swainson, 1840 accepted as Cymia Mörch, 1860 (Invalid: junior homonym of Cuma H. Milne-Edwards, 1828 [Crustacea]; Cymia and Cumopsis are replacement names)
  » Genus Cumopsis Rovereto, 1899 accepted as Cymia Mörch, 1860 (objective synonym of Cymia)
  » Genus Iopas H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 accepted as Nassa Röding, 1798
  » Genus Microtoma Swainson, 1840 accepted as Plicopurpura Cossmann, 1903 (invalid: junior homonym of Microtoma Laporte, 1832 [Hemiptera])
  » Genus Patellipurpura Dall, 1909 accepted as Plicopurpura Cossmann, 1903 (synonym)
  » Genus Pentadactylus Mörch, 1852 accepted as Drupa Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  » Genus Planithais Bayle in P. Fischer, 1884 accepted as Tribulus H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853 (synonym)
  » Genus Provexillum Hedley, 1918 accepted as Vexilla Swainson, 1840 (unnecessary nom. nov. pro Vexilla, by Hedley treated as a junior homonym of Vexillum Röding, 1798)
  » Genus Purpurella Dall, 1872 accepted as Plicopurpura Cossmann, 1903 (invalid: junior homonym of Purpurella Robineau-Desvoidy, 1853 [Diptera]; Plicopurpura is a replacement name)
  » Genus Purpurella Bellardi, 1882 † accepted as Taurasia Bellardi, 1882 (invalid: junior homonym of Purpurella Robineau-Desvoidy, 1853 [Diptera] and Purpurella Dall, 1871)
  » Genus Ricinella Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Drupa Röding, 1798
  » Genus Ricinula Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Drupa Röding, 1798 (synonym)
  » Genus Simplicotaurasia Sacco, 1890 † accepted as Taurasia Bellardi, 1882 (synonym)
  » Genus Sistrum Montfort, 1810 accepted as Drupa Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Subfamily Tripterotyphinae D'Attilio & Hertz, 1988
Subfamily Trophoninae Cossmann, 1903
  » Genus Abyssotrophon Egorov, 1993
  » Genus Afritrophon Tomlin, 1947
  » Genus Anatrophon Iredale, 1929
  » Genus Benthoxystus Iredale, 1929
  » Genus Boreotrophon P. Fischer, 1884
  » Genus Conchatalos Houart, 1995
  » Genus Coronium Simone, 1996
  » Genus Enatimene Iredale, 1929
  » Genus Fuegotrophon Powell, 1951
  » Genus Gemixystus Iredale, 1929
  » Genus Leptotrophon Houart, 1995
  » Genus Litozamia Iredale, 1929
  » Genus Minortrophon Finlay, 1926
  » Genus Nipponotrophon Kuroda & Habe, 1971
  » Genus Nodulotrophon Habe & Ito, 1965
  » Genus Scabrotrophon McLean, 1996
  » Genus Tromina Dall, 1918
  » Genus Trophon Montfort, 1810
  » Genus Xenotrophon Iredale, 1929
  » Genus Apixystus Iredale, 1929 accepted as Gemixystus Iredale, 1929 (synonym)
  » Genus Kalydon Hutton, 1883 accepted as Xymene Iredale, 1915 (Invalid: Placed on the Official Index by ICZN Opinion 911)
  » Genus Muricidea Swainson, 1840 accepted as Trophon Montfort, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Nipponitrophon accepted as Nipponotrophon Kuroda & Habe, 1971 (Incorrect subsequent spelling)
  » Genus Polyplex Perry, 1810 accepted as Trophon Montfort, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Stramonitrophon Powell, 1951 accepted as Trophon Montfort, 1810 (synonym)
Subfamily Typhinae Cossmann, 1903
  » Genus Brasityphis Absalão & Santos, 2003
  » Genus Distichotyphis Keen & Campbell, 1964
  » Genus Haustellotyphis Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Indotyphis Keen, 1944 †
  » Genus Laevityphis Cossmann, 1903
  » Genus Lyrotyphis Jousseaume, 1880 †
  » Genus Monstrotyphis Habe, 1961
  » Genus Pilsbrytyphis Woodring, 1959 †
  » Genus Rugotyphis Vella, 1961 †
  » Genus Siphonochelus Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Typhina Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Typhinellus Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Typhis Montfort, 1810
  » Genus Typhisala Jousseaume, 1881
  » Genus Typhisopsis Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Choreotyphis Iredale, 1936 accepted as Siphonochelus (Choreotyphis) Iredale, 1936 represented as Siphonochelus Jousseaume, 1880
  » Genus Hirtotyphis Jousseaume, 1880 accepted as Typhis (Hirtotyphis) Jousseaume, 1880 represented as Typhis Montfort, 1810
  » Genus Talityphis Jousseaume, 1881 accepted as Typhina Jousseaume, 1880

Subfamily [unassigned] Muricidae (temporary name)

Subfamily Aspellinae Keen, 1971 accepted as Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Drupinae Wenz, 1938 accepted as Rapaninae Gray, 1853
Subfamily Purpurellinae Bellardi, 1882 † accepted as Rapaninae Gray, 1853
Subfamily Tritoninae Gray, 1847 accepted as Ranellidae Gray, 1854 (Invalid: type genus placed on the Official Index by Opinion 886 [junior homonym of Triton Linnaeus, 1758])
marine
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Muricidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed at: http://molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148 on 2018-10-19
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basis of record Bouchet P., Rocroi J.P., Hausdorf B., Kaim A., Kano Y., Nützel A., Parkhaev P., Schrödl M. & Strong E.E. (2017). Revised classification, nomenclator and typification of gastropod and monoplacophoran families. <em>Malacologia.</em> 61(1-2): 1-526. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Houart R. (2018). Historique et classification des espèces actuelles de Muricidae (Neogastropoda, Muricoidea). <em>Novapex.</em> 19(2): 37-66. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 



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