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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Thais kieneri (Deshayes, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Purpura kieneri Deshayes, 1844

Common Name

Kiener's Purple p.144 [as Mancinella kieneri]      Allan, J. 1950.  


North West Cape, WA to Qld {Wilson1993B}

  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 PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.146 


depth: intertidal [
habitat: rocky shore 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.144-145, pl. 22, fig. 10 [ as Mancinella kieneri ]  General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.48 General reference
 Wilson, B. R. & Gillet, K. 1971. p.98, pl. 60, figs. 6-6a General reference


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Thais Röding, 1798
                              Thais kieneri (Deshayes, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=11351) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-05.