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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Chicoreus (Triplex) damicornis (Hedley, 1903)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex damicornis Hedley, 1903
   Chicoreus falsinii Nicolay, 1976

Common Name

Long-horned Murex p.142 [as Murex damicornis]      Allan, J. 1950.  


Port Macquarie, NSW to Victoria {HOUART1992A}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia


depth: continental shelf [ 40-100 metres {HOUART1992A} ]


 Eisenberg, J. M. 1981. p.89 [pl. 71, figs 5, 8, as Murex (Chicoreus) damicornis]  New combination
 Fair, R. H. 1976. p.35 [pl. 7, fig. 83, as Chicoreus (Chicoreus damicornis]  New combination
 Hinton, A. 1972. p.38 [pl. 19, figs 14-15, as Euphyllon damicornis]  New combination
 Houart, R. 1992. p.83 [figs 41 - protoconch, 381 - holotype]  General reference
 Houart, R. 1992. p.83 Synonomy
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.168 [fig. 200, as Torvamurex damicornis]  New combination
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.28 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.86 [pl. 58, fig. 6, as Chicoreus damicornis]  New combination


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Chicoreus Montfort, 1810
                              Chicoreus (Triplex) Perry, 1810
                                Chicoreus (Triplex) damicornis (Hedley, 1903)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10894) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-20.