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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Morula (Morula) anaxeres (Kiener, 1836)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Purpura anaxeres Kiener, 1836
   Morula anaxeres (Kiener, 1836)

Common Name

The Diminutive Purpura p.sp. 61      Reeve, L.A. 1846.  


Indo-West Pacific; Kimberley, WA to north Qld {Wilson1993B}

  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 PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.150, no. 7 


feeds on: animals [ gastropods ]
substrate: rocks 


 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.375, pl. 5, fig. 5 Checklist
 Tan, K.S. 1995. p.66-77, figs. 11-15 [ synonomy, description, habitat and distribution ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.44 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.44 Synonomy


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Morula Schumacher, 1817
                              Morula (Morula) Schumacher, 1817
                                Morula (Morula) anaxeres (Kiener, 1836)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11238) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-05.