OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Homalocantha secunda (Lamarck, 1822)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Murex secundus Lamarck, 1822
   Murex lamberti Poirier, 1883

Common Name

The Next-Allied Murex p.sp. 97 [as Murex secundus]      Reeve, L.A. 1845.  
Secund Murex p.27      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast


feeds on: animals [ worms ]
substrate: mud 


 Coleman, N. 1981. p.27 Biology and ecology
 Radwin, G.E. & D'Attilio, A. 1976. p.55, pl. 8, figs. 1-2, 5 Synonomy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.38 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.84, pl. 57, figs. 11-11a General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Muricopsinae Radwin & D'Attilio, 1971
                            Homalocantha Mörch, 1852
                              Homalocantha secunda (Lamarck, 1822)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11120) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-22.