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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Orania badia (Reeve, 1845)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lataxiena (Orania) badia auct
   Murex badia Reeve, 1845
   Peristernia corallina Melvill & Standen, 1903
   Muricopsis martini Fischer in Wanner, 1927

Common Name

The Brown Murex p.sp. 159      Reeve, L.A. 1845.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1980. p.137-138 [ as Muricopsis corallinus. Available names- mordica Hedley, 1903 and martini, Fischer in Wanner, 1927 ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.23 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.23 Synonomy


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Ergalataxinae Kuroda & Habe, 1971
                            Orania Pallary, 1900
                              Orania badia (Reeve, 1845)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10770) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-21.