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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Purpura humilis Crosse & Fischer, 1865

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Phycothais reticulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)


Primary Type: lectotype [original reference seen] Crosse, H. & Fischer, P. 1865. p.51, pl. 2, fig. 2
St Vincent's Gulf, S.A.
BMNH ((British Museum) Natural History, London) 1870.10.26.89 lectotype Bay of St Vincent [Australia]


Original Epithet:  humilis
Original Text Name:  Purpura humilis Crosse & Fischer, 1865
Original Genus:  Purpura
Type: Subsequent type designation       Tan, K.S. 2003. p.956 


 Wilson, B. 1994. p.43 Type SpecAv


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Phycothais Tan, 2003
                              Phycothais reticulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
                                Purpura humilis Crosse & Fischer, 1865


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11226) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.