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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Drupina grossularia (Röding, 1798)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Drupa grossularia Röding, 1798
   Purpura digitata Lamarck, 1816
   Purpura monstruosa Lesson, 1842
   Purpura laurentiana Petit de la Saussaye, 1850

Common Name

Yellow-mouthed Castor Bean p.147      Allan, J. 1950.  
Finger Drupa p.147      Allan, J. 1950.  
Yellow Mouthed Drupe p.146, pl.441 [For Drupa grossularia]      Coleman, N. 1975.  


Cocos-Keeling to Polynesia {Kay1979} Shark Bay, WA to Queensland {WILSON1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  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 
exposure: exposed 
habitat: coral reef [ windward rather than leeward reefs {Emers1973x83} ]
substrate: rocks 


 Demond, J. 1957. p.310 General reference
 Emerson, W.K. & Cernohorsky, W.O. 1973. p.35, pl. 2, figs. 23-24, pls. 31-32 Contains synonymy
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.241-3 General reference
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.316 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.42 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.92, pl. 61, figs. 5-5a General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Drupina Dall, 1923
                              Drupina grossularia (Röding, 1798)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11211) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.