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Taxonavigation: Muricoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Gastropoda
Subclassis: Caenogastropoda
Ordo: Neogastropoda
Superfamilia: Muricoidea

Familia: Muricidae
Subfamilia: Ocenebrinae
Genus: Ocenebra
Species (6): O. acanthophora – O. brevirobusta – O. chavesi – O. erinacea – O. inornata – O. lumaria


  • Ocenebra Gray, 1847 [placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology with Name No. 1844, by China (1969: 128)]


  • ?Tritonalia Fleming, 1828 [placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology with Name No. 1950, by China (1969: 129), suppressed, by China (1969: 128), for the purposes of the Law of Priority but not for those of the Law of Homonymy] [see also Charonia]
  • Cenebra


  • Bradley, J.C.; Palmer, K.V.W. 1963: The cases of Purpura and Ceratostoma. Z.N.(S.) 1088. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 20: 251–253, plus comment by Hall, C.A. on p. 254. BHL BioStor
  • China, W.E. 1969: Opinion 886. Purpura Bruguière and Muricanthus Swainson (Gastropoda): designations of type-species under the plenary powers with grant of precedence to Thaididae over Purpuridae. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 26: 128–132. BHL BioStor
  • Fleming, J. 1828: History of British animals. Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute. BHL [see. p. 356 and corrigenda]


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