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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Purpura squamosa Deshayes in Belanger, 1832

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Ergalatax margariticola (Broderip, 1833)


[junior homonym of Purpura squamosa Lamarck, 1816] Deshayes, G.P. 1832. p.427, pl. 2, figs. 6-8
west coast of India


Original Epithet:  squamosa
Original Text Name:  Purpura squamosa
Original Genus:  Purpura


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Ergalataxinae Kuroda & Habe, 1971
                            Ergalatax Iredale, 1931
                              Ergalatax margariticola (Broderip, 1833)
                                Purpura squamosa Deshayes in Belanger, 1832


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=48849) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.