OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Haustellum multiplicatus multiplicatus (Sowerby, 1895)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex eximius Brazier, 1877
   Murex (Haustellum) multiplicatus Sowerby, 1895

Common Name

Plicated Murex p.211      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef


depth: continental shelf [ to 166 metres ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 


 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.94 [ figs 49 -holotype, 72H - penis, 79E - protoconch ]  General reference
 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.94 Synonomy


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Haustellum Schumacher, 1817
                              Haustellum multiplicatus (Sowerby, 1895)
                                Haustellum multiplicatus multiplicatus (Sowerby, 1895)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=10989) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-20.