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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Morula (Morula) granulata (Duclos, 1832)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Purpura granulata Duclos, 1832
   Purpura tuberculata Blainville, 1832
   Morula granulata (Duclos, 1832)
   Sistrum chrysalis Sowerby, 1908

Common Name

Granulated Drupe p.136, pl.137      Wilson, B 2002.  


Indo-West Pacific; Rottnest Island, WA to Qld {Wilson1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.27 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.146 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


depth: intertidal [ ]
feeds on: gastropods 
habitat: rocky shore [ associated with rock oysters {Wilson1993B} ]


 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.374, pl. 5, fig. 3 Checklist
 Tan, K.S. 1995. p.132-146, figs. 21g-j, 22a-b, 37e-h, 42-44 [ 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) granulata (Duclos, 1832)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11244) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-28.