OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Spinidrupa dumosa (Conrad, 1837)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Morula (Spinidrupa) dumosa auct
   Purpura dumosa Conrad, 1837


Indo-West Pacific; north Qld to northern NSW {Wilson1993B}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania


habitat: fringing reef 
habitat: reef flats 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1982. p.126, figs. 5-9 Synonomy
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.247, fig. 87C [ as Morula dumosa ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.45 General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Ergalataxinae Kuroda & Habe, 1971
                            Spinidrupa Habe & Kosuge, 1966
                              Spinidrupa dumosa (Conrad, 1837)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11276) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-23.