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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Morula (Morula) echinata (Reeve, 1846)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ricinula echinata Reeve, 1846
   Engina nodulifera Pease, 1860

Common Name

The Prickled-Armed Ricinula p.sp. 54      Reeve, L.A. 1846.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1969. p.309, pl. 49, fig. 21 [ as Morula parva (corrected in 1978) ]  Synonomy
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.69 General reference
 Houart, R. 2002. p.102 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) echinata (Reeve, 1846)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11241) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-02-07.