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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Murex (Murex) ternispina Lamarck, 1822

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex ternispina Lamarck, 1822
   Murex nigrispinosus Reeve, 1845

Common Name

Triple-spined Murex p.140 [as Acupurpura ternispina]      Allan, J. 1950.  
The Black-Spined Murex p.sp. 79 [as Murex nigrispinosus]      Reeve, L.A. 1845.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.138, no. 14 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 


 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.80 [figs 41 - holotype, 77J - protoconch, distribution]  General reference
 Ponder, W.F. & Vokes, E.H. 1988. p.80 Synonomy
 Smith, E.A. 1904. p.461 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.34 [distribution]  General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11033) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-05-23.