OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Mancinella echinata (Blainville, 1832)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Purpura echinata Blainville, 1832
   Thais (Manciella) echinata (Blainville, 1832)

Common Name

The Prickly Purpura p.sp. 33 [as Purpura echinata]      Reeve, L.A. 1846.  
Prickly Purple p.145 [as Mancinella echinata]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Prickly Rock Shell p.140, pl.141      Wilson, B 2002.  
Uni-reishi G2348 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: G2348]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Indo-West Pacific; Abrolhos, WA to southern 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.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  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 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.145, pl. 23, fig. 12 [ ]  General reference
 Middelfart, P. 1997. p.364, pl. 3, fig. 9  Checklist
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.48 [ as Thais echinata ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.98, pl. 60, figs. 7-7a [ as Thais echinata ]  General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Mancinella Link, 1807
                              Mancinella echinata (Blainville, 1832)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11349) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.