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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Murex Linnaeus, 1758

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Murex (Unplaced)
   Murex (Murex) Linnaeus, 1758
   Murex (Murex) ternispina LAMARCK, 1822 in 1815-22
   Murex mindanaensis Sowerby, 1840
   Murex (Murex) aduncospinosus SOWERBY II, 1841 in 1832-41
   Murex (Murex) troscheli LISCHKE, 1868 in 1868-70
   Murex (Promurex) Ponder & Vokes, 1988


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-Arabia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.14 Synonomy
 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.17 General
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.31 General
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.32 [ to Austalian species of Murex ]  Key


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Murex Linnaeus, 1758


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11008) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by bouchet genera on 2002-07-16.