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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Pterynotus (Pterynotus) bednalli (Brazier, 1877)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex (Pterotus) bednalli Brazier, 1877

Common Name

Bednall's Murex p.141      Allan, J. 1950.  


Kimberley, WA to NT {Wilson1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: intertial flats [ ]
substrate: sand 


 Beu, A.G. 1970. p.137 [ as Pteropurpura bednalli ]  New combination
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.66, pl. 18, fig. 9 [ as Pterynotus (Pterochelus) bednalli (Brazier, 1878) ]  General reference
 Ponder, W.F. 1972. p.217 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.35 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.88, pl. 59, figs. 3-3a General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Pterynotus Swainson, 1833
                              Pterynotus (Pterynotus) Swainson, 1833
                                Pterynotus (Pterynotus) bednalli (Brazier, 1877)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11079) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-29.