OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Morula (Morula) uva (Röding, 1798)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Drupa uva Röding, 1798
   Morula uva (Röding, 1798)
   Morula (Morula) uva (Röding, 1798)
   Ricinula aspera Lamarck, 1816
   Ricinula nodus Lamarck, 1816
   Morum papillosa Schumacher, 1817
   Ricinula morus Lamarck, 1822
   Purpura sphaeridia Duclos, 1832
   Ricinula alba Mörch, 1852

Common Name

Northern Mulberry Whelk p.147      Allan, J. 1950.  
Cluster Purple p.151      Coleman, N. 1981.  
The Rough Ricinula p.sp. 13 [as Ricinula aspera]      Reeve, L.A. 1846.  
The Mulberry Ricinula p.sp. 10 [as Ricinula morus]      Reeve, L.A. 1846.  
Grape Drupe p.138, pl.139      Wilson, B 2002.  


Indo-West Pacific; Abrolhos, WA to northern NSW {Wilson1993B} Rehder, 1980 (Rehde1980x15): "The entire Indo-Pacific region, from the western Indian Ocean to Hawaii, Clipperton, and Easter Island... also ...Guadalupe Island in the Panamic Province."

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.144 


depth: intertidal 
depth: sublittoral 
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: rocky shore 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1969. p.310, pl. 49, figs. 23-23a, text fig. 18 Contains synonymy
 Iredale, T. 1937. p.257 Synonomy
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.249, fig. 87F General reference
 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.374-375, pl. 5, fig. 4 Checklist
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.44 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.44 Synonomy
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.92, pl. 61, figs. 7-7a General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Morula Schumacher, 1817
                              Morula (Morula) Schumacher, 1817
                                Morula (Morula) uva (Röding, 1798)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11257) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-28.