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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Murex (Murex) brevispina macgillivrayi Dohrn, 1862

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex macgillivrayi Dohrn, 1862
   Murex (Tribulus) acanthodes Watson, 1883

Common Name

Macgillivray's Woodcock p.140 [as Acupurpura macgillivaryi ]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Macgillivray's Murex p.47      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 RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: continental shelf 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: in sandy mud 
substrate: mud bottom 


 Brazier, J. 1893. p.49 General reference
 Coleman, N. 1975. p.27, pl. 47 [notes on reproduction and feeding]  General reference
 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.65 [figs 33 - syntype, 67C - radula, 72A - penis, 74E - protoconch, distribution]  General reference
 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.65 Synonomy
 Smith, E.A. 1884. p.44 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.32 [distribution]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.84, pl. 57, fig. 5 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Murex Linnaeus, 1758
                              Murex (Murex) Linnaeus, 1758
                                Murex (Murex) brevispina Lamarck, 1822
                                  Murex (Murex) brevispina macgillivrayi Dohrn, 1862


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11014) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-03-03.