OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Muricidae 

Thais muricoides (Blainville, 1832)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Purpura muricoides Blainville, 1832
   Purpura muricina Kiener, 1836
   Morula borneensis Dall, 1923


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory


feeds on: animals [ barnacles ]
habitat: rocky shore [ just below the Enteromprpha-Ulva belt ]


 Tan, K.S. 1995. p.372, figs. 143a-f, i-r, 144-145, 146a, 147 Contains synonymy


                        Muricidae Fleming, 1828
                          Rapaninae Gray, 1853
                            Thais Röding, 1798
                              Thais muricoides (Blainville, 1832)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=50177) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-28. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-08-29.