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Drupa (Ricinella) clathrata (Lamarck, 1816)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ricinula clathrata Lamarck, 1798

Common Name

The Latticed Ricinula p.sp. 9 [as Ricinula clathrata]      Reeve, L.A. 1846.  


Indo-West Pacific; may occur on coral reefs in the far north of Australia {Wilson1993B}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.142 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rocks [


 Emerson, W.K. & Cernohorsky, W.O. 1973. p.31, pl. 2, figs. 16-18, pls. 27-28 Contains synonymy
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.41 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Drupa Röding, 1798
                              Drupa (Ricinella) Schumacher, 1817
                                Drupa (Ricinella) clathrata (Lamarck, 1816)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11191) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-04.