OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Pterymarchia tripterus (Born, 1778)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pterynotus tripterus auct
   Murex tripterus Born, 1778

Common Name

The Three-sided Murex p.sp. 55 [as Murex tripterus]      Reeve, L.A. 1845.  
Lace Murex p.151 [as Pterynotus tripterus]      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.128 


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 


 Cernohorsky, W.O 1967. p.124, figs. 14-15 [ as Pterynous (Naquetia) tripterus (Born, 1776) ]  General reference
 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.359, pl. 2, fig. 9 Checklist
 Ponder, W.F. 1972. p.216, 218 [ as Pterynotus (Pterynotus) tripterus ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Radwin, G.E. & D'Attilio, A. 1976. p.60, pl. 9, fig. 12 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.35 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
                            Pterymarchia Houart, 1995
                              Pterymarchia tripterus (Born, 1778)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11093) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-03.