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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Chicomurex laciniatus (Sowerby, 1841)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex laciniatus Sowerby, 1841
   Murex scabrosus Sowerby, 1841
   Chicoreus filialis Shikama, 1971

Common Name

Lacinate Murex p.211      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia


depth: continental shelf [ 40-200 metres ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Abbott, R. T. & Dance, S. P. 1982. p.133 [text figs (as Siratus laciniatus) (in )]  New combination
 Arakawa, K.Y. 1964. p.362 [text fig. 2, as Chicoreus (Chicomurex) laciniatus]  New combination
 Cernohorsky, W.O 1967. p.119 [fig. 3, pl. 4, fig. 9, as Chicoreus laciniatus]  New combination
 Eisenberg, J. M. 1981. p.90 [pl. 72, fig. 17, as Murex (Phyllonotus) laciniatus]  New combination
 Fair, R. H. 1976. p.53 [pl. 7, fig. 934 - lectotype, as Chicoreus (Chicoreus) laciniatus]  New combination
 Houart, R. 1992. p.117 [figs 71 - protoconch, 120-121 - SEM of radula]  General reference
 Houart, R. 1992. p.117 Synonomy
 Kaicher, S. D. 1973. [card 169, as Naquetia laciniatus]  New combination
 Radwin, G.E. & D'Attilio, A. 1976. p.89 [pl. 6, fig. 3, as Phyllonotus laciniatus]  New combination
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.27 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Chicomurex Arakawa, 1964
                              Chicomurex laciniatus (Sowerby, 1841)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10852) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-20.