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Murex Linnaeus, 1758

138196  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138196)

accepted
Genus
Murex tribulus Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Murex (Murex) Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Murex (Promurex) Ponder & Vokes, 1988· accepted, alternate representation
Species Murex aduncospinosus G. B. Sowerby II, 1841
Species Murex antelmei Viader, 1938
Species Murex brevispina Lamarck, 1822
Species Murex pecten Lightfoot, 1786
Species Murex scolopax Dillwyn, 1817
Species Murex ternispina Lamarck, 1822
Species Murex trapa Röding, 1798
Species Murex tribulus Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus Murex (Murex) Linnaeus, 1758 represented as Murex Linnaeus, 1758
Subgenus Murex (Promurex) Ponder & Vokes, 1988 represented as Murex Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus Murex (Bolinus) Pusch, 1837 accepted as Bolinus Pusch, 1837
Subgenus Murex (Ocinebra) accepted as Ocenebra Gray, 1847
Species Murex adustus Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Chicoreus brunneus (Link, 1807) (synonym)
Species Murex affinis Reeve, 1846 accepted as Chicoreus (Triplex) torrefactus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1841) represented as Chicoreus torrefactus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1841) (synonym)
Species Murex alocatus Robillard, 1873 accepted as Pterynotus barclayanus (H. Adams, 1873) (synonym)
Species Murex alveatus Kiener, 1842 accepted as Favartia alveata (Kiener, 1842) (original combination)
Species Murex axicornis Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Chicoreus axicornis (Lamarck, 1822) (original combination)
Species Murex barclayi Reeve, 1858 accepted as Naquetia barclayi (Reeve, 1858) (original combination)
Species Murex brandaris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Bolinus brandaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Murex breviculus G. B. Sowerby II, 1834 accepted as Favartia brevicula (G. B. Sowerby II, 1834) (original combination)
Species Murex crossei Lienard, 1873 accepted as Pascula ozenneana (Crosse, 1861) (synonym)
Species Murex crouchi G. B. Sowerby III, 1894 accepted as Favartia crouchi (G. B. Sowerby III, 1894) (original combination)
Species Murex euracanthus A. Adams, 1853 accepted as Spinidrupa euracantha (A. Adams, 1853) (original combination)
Species Murex fallax E. A. Smith, 1901 accepted as Haustellum fallax (E. A. Smith, 1901) (original combination)
Species Murex haustellum Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Haustellum haustellum (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Murex inflatus Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Chicoreus ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (preoccupied by Murex inflatusBrocchi, 1814)
Species Murex iostoma A. Adams, 1853 accepted as Spinidrupa euracantha (A. Adams, 1853) (synonym)
Species Murex jickelii Tapparone Canefri, 1875 accepted as Naquetia jickelii (Tapparone Canefri, 1875) (original combination)
Species Murex kiiensis Kira, 1959 accepted as Vokesimurex kiiensis (Kira, 1959) (original combination)
Species Murex malabaricus E. A. Smith, 1894 accepted as Vokesimurex malabaricus (E. A. Smith, 1894) (original combination)
Species Murex microphyllus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Chicoreus (Triplex) microphyllus (Lamarck, 1816) represented as Chicoreus microphyllus (Lamarck, 1816) (original combination)
Species Murex motacilla Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Siratus motacilla (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Murex palmarosae Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Chicoreus (Triplex) palmarosae (Lamarck, 1822) represented as Chicoreus palmarosae (Lamarck, 1822) (original combination)
Species Murex palmiferus G. B. Sowerby II, 1841 accepted as Chicoreus denudatus (Perry, 1811) (synonym)
Species Murex pellucidus Reeve, 1845 accepted as Pterynotus pellucidus (Reeve, 1845) (original combination)
Species Murex pictus W. Wood, 1828 accepted as Cerithium guinaicum Philippi, 1849 (original combination)
Species Murex ramosus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Chicoreus ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Murex rarispina Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Murex trapa Röding, 1798
Species Murex ricinuloides Quoy & Gaimard, 1833 accepted as Muricodrupa fiscellum (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Murichorda fiscellum (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Murex rota Mawe, 1823 accepted as Homalocantha anatomica (Perry, 1811) (synonym)
Species Murex saulii G. B. Sowerby II, 1841 accepted as Chicoreus (Triplex) saulii (G. B. Sowerby II, 1841) represented as Chicoreus saulii (G. B. Sowerby II, 1841) (original combination)
Species Murex saxicola Broderip, 1825 accepted as Hexaplex cichoreum (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Murex tenuispina Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Murex pecten pecten Lightfoot, 1786 represented as Murex pecten Lightfoot, 1786 (synonym)
Species Murex tetragonus Broderip, 1833 accepted as Favartia tetragona (Broderip, 1833) (original combination)
Species Murex torrefactus G. B. Sowerby II, 1841 accepted as Chicoreus torrefactus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1841) (original combination)
Species Murex tripterus Born, 1778 accepted as Pterymarchia triptera (Born, 1778) accepted as Pterynotus tripterus (Born, 1778) (original combination)
Species Murex triqueter Born, 1778 accepted as Naquetia triqueter (Born, 1778) (original combination)
Species Murex trunculus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Hexaplex trunculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Murex uncinarius Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Poropteron uncinarius (Lamarck, 1822) (original combination)
Species Murex virgineus Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Clavatula virgineus (Dillwyn, 1817) (original combination)
Species Murex wahlbergi F. Krauss, 1848 accepted as Nucella wahlbergi (F. Krauss, 1848) (original combination)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 746 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
MolluscaBase (2018). Murex Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2018) African Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138196 on 2020-07-06
Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2020). African Register of Marine Species. Murex Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138196 on 2020-07-06
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 746 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

taxonomy source Houart R. (2014). Living Muricidae of the world. Muricinae. Murex, Promurex, Haustellum, Bolinus, Vokesimurex and Siratus. <em>Harxheim: ConchBooks.</em> 197 pp. [details]   

additional source Ponder W.F. & Vokes E.H. (1988) A revision of the Indo-West Pacific fossil and Recent species of <i>Murex</i> s.s. and <i>Haustellum</i> (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Muricidae). <i>Records of the Australian Museum</i> suppl.8: 1-160., available online at http://australianmuseum.net.au/journal/Ponder-and-Vokes-1988-Rec-Aust-Mus-Suppl-8-1160/ [details]   

additional source Merle D., Garrigues B. & Pointier J.-P. (2011) <i>Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the world. Part Muricinae.</i> Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 648 pp.
page(s): 56 [details]   
 
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Murex tribulus
 Murex tribulus
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Murex tribulus
 Murex tribulus
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