OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Habromorula biconica (Blainville, 1832)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spinidrupa biconica auct
   Morula (Spinidrupa) biconica auct
   Ricinula biconica Blainville, 1832
   Ricinula chrysostoma Reeve, 1846
   Morula ambusta Dall, 1923
   Engina slootsi De Jong & Coomans, 1988

Common Name

Rough Castor Bean


Indo-West Pacific; Scott Reef, 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
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory


 Houart, R. 1996. p.31, fig. T40 New combination
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.45 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Habromorula Houart, 1995
                              Habromorula biconica (Blainville, 1832)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11274) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-31.