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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Lataxiena fimbriata (Hinds, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trophon fimbriata Hinds, 1844
   Murex luculentus Reeve, 1845
   Lataxiena lataxiena Jousseaume, 1883

Common Name

The Beautiful Murex p.sp. 127      Reeve, L.A. 1845.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.145 


eCode: sublittoral 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.71, pl. 21, fig. 1 General reference
 Radwin, G.E. & D'Attilio, A. 1976. p.56, pl. 19, figs. 10-11 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.23 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Ergalataxinae Kuroda & Habe, 1971
                            Lataxiena Jousseaume, 1883
                              Lataxiena fimbriata (Hinds, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10763) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-05.