OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Drupa (Drupa) morum Röding, 1798

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Drupa mauritiana Chemnitz, 1788
   Drupa neritoidea Chemnitz, 1788
   Drupa morum Röding, 1798
   Drupa (Drupa) morum (Röding, 1798)

Included taxa

   Drupa (Drupa) morum morum Röding, 1798
   Drupa (Drupa) morum iodostoma (Lesson, 1840)

Common Name

Purple-mouthed Drupe p.136, pl.137      Wilson, B 2002.  
Rough Castor Bean p.147, pl.23, f.18      Allan, J. 1950.  


Rehder, 1980 (Rehde1980x15): "Throughout the Indo-Pacific region from East Africa to Clipperton and Easter Island."

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
     Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 69 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaEaster Island Group
     Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 69 
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificClipperton Island
     Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 69 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.27 


depth: intertidal       Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 69 
habitat: coral reef       Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 69 
substrate: rocks       Rehder, H.A. 1980. p. 69 


 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.373, pl. 4, fig. 11 Checklist
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.41 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.41 Synonomy


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Drupa Röding, 1798
                              Drupa (Drupa) Röding, 1798
                                Drupa (Drupa) morum Röding, 1798


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11171) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.