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ID: 300389904
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300389904

 

Record Type: concept
Muricidae (family) (Gastropoda (class), Mollusca (phylum), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Family of marine snails containing around 1,600 living species and 1,200 fossil species. Distinguished by usually having an elongated or heavy shell that is elaborately spined or frilled. The family occurs throughout the world but mainly in the tropics.
 
Terms:
Muricidae (family) (preferred,C,U,S,English-P,D,U,N)
Muricidae (family) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
Muricidae (family) (Latin-P,D,U,N)
muricids (family) (C,U,C,English,AD,U,PN)
muricid (family) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
murex snails (family) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
rock snails (family) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
murex (family) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
Thaidinae (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
Thaididae (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of Living Organisms (hierarchy name)
.... Living Organisms (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of living organisms (entities)
........ living organisms (entities) (G)
Hierarchy of Eukaryota (domain)
............ Eukaryota (domain) (G)
Hierarchy of Animalia (kingdom)
................ Animalia (kingdom) (G)
Hierarchy of Mollusca (phylum)
.................... Mollusca (phylum) (G)
Hierarchy of Gastropoda (class)
........................ Gastropoda (class) (G)
Hierarchy of Muricidae (family)
............................ Muricidae (family) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Familie van zeeslakken met ongeveer 1600 levende soorten en 1200 fossielensoorten. Deze soorten worden gekenmerkt door hun lange of zware schelpen, die vaak uitvoerig bedekt zijn met stekels of plooien. De familie komt over de hele wereld, maar vooral in de tropen voor. 

Sources and Contributors:
murex (family)............  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
murex snails (family)............  [VP]
......................................  Smithsonian Collections Search Center (2009-)
muricid (family)............  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Muricidae (family)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
...................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
...................................  Encyclopedia of Life online (2008-)
...................................  ITIS: Integrated Taxonomic Information System online (2005-)
...................................  UvA Talen
muricids (family)............  [VP]
................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................................  Smithsonian Collections Search Center (2009-)
rock snails (family)............  [VP]
...................................  Smithsonian, SIRIS (2011-)
Thaididae............  [VP]
....................  ITIS: Integrated Taxonomic Information System online (2005-)
Thaidinae............  [VP]
....................  ITIS: Integrated Taxonomic Information System online (2005-)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen

 

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