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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Murex (Murex) brevispina Lamarck, 1822

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Murex (Murex) brevispina brevispina Lamarck, 1822
   Murex (Murex) brevispina macgillivrayi Dohrn, 1862
   Murex (Murex) brevispina senilis Jousseaume, 1874
   Murex (Murex) brevispina ornamentalis Ponder & Vokes, 1988

Common Name

Short-spined Murex p.134, pl.135      Wilson, B 2002.  


  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 RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.60 General reference
 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.65 Subspecific arrangement
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.32 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Murex Linnaeus, 1758
                              Murex (Murex) Linnaeus, 1758
                                Murex (Murex) brevispina Lamarck, 1822


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11012) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-28.