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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Chicoreus (Rhizophorimurex) capucinus (Lamarck, 1822)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex capucinus Lamarck, 1822
   Murex quadrifrons Lamarck, 1822
   Murex castaneus Sowerby, 1834
   Murex lignarius A. Adams, 1853
   Murex bituberculatus Baker, 1891
   Murex permaestus Hedley, 1915

Common Name

Mangrove Murex p.27 [as Naquestia capucinus]      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.135 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: mangrove 
substrate: mud [
substrate: rocks [ ]
substrate: sand 


 Brazier, J. 1893. p.58 [as Murex capucinus]  New combination
 Cotton, B.C. 1956. [pl. 2, fig. 2, as Naquetia permaesta]  New combination
 Fair, R. H. 1976. p.70 [pl. 8, fig. 102, as Chicoreus (Chicoreus) quadrifrons - lectotype]  New combination
 Houart, R. 1992. p.106 [figs 36 - protoconch, 105 - SEM of radula, 217- lectotype]  General reference
 Houart, R. 1992. p.106 Synonomy
 Melvill, J.C. & Standen, R. 1899. p.161 [as Murex (Chicoreus) capucinus]  New combination
 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.358, pl. 2, fig. 7 Checklist
 Tan, K.S. & Chou, L.M. 2000. p.92 Biology and ecology
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.27 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.86 [pl. 57, as Pterynotus (Naquetia) permaestus]  New combination


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Chicoreus Montfort, 1810
                              Chicoreus (Rhizophorimurex) Oyama, 1950
                                Chicoreus (Rhizophorimurex) capucinus (Lamarck, 1822)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10950) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-03.