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Plicopurpura Cossmann, 1903

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Purpura columellaris Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Plicopurpura columellaris (Lamarck, 1816) (type by typification of replaced name)
Microtoma Swainson, 1840 · unaccepted (invalid: junior homonym of...)  
invalid: junior homonym of Microtoma Laporte, 1832 [Hemiptera]
Patellipurpura Dall, 1909 · unaccepted (synonym)
Purpurella Dall, 1872 · unaccepted (invalid: junior homonym of...)  
invalid: junior homonym of Purpurella Robineau-Desvoidy, 1853 [Diptera]; Plicopurpura is a replacement name
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Plicopurpura Cossmann, 1903. Accessed at: on 2022-08-13
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original description  (of Microtoma Swainson, 1840) Swainson, W. (1840). A treatise on malacology or shells and shell-fish. <em>London, Longman.</em> viii + 419 pp., available online at [details]   

taxonomy source Claremont M., Vermeij G.J., Williams S.T. & Reid D.G. (2013) Global phylogeny and new classification of the Rapaninae (Gastropoda: Muricidae), dominant molluscan predators on tropical rocky seashores. <i>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution</i> 66: 91–102. [Published online 28 September 2012; Code-compliant paper version published January 2013] [details]   

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