WoRMS name details

Chicoreus (Chicoreus) ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

208142  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208142)

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Species
marine
(of Murex ramosus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 747 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description A conspicuous, very rugged shell, up to 12 cm, with heavy spined varices on whorls. Colour off-white to light brown;...  
Description A conspicuous, very rugged shell, up to 12 cm, with heavy spined varices on whorls. Colour off-white to light brown; aperture white with rose pink on inner edge of crenulate outer lip; columella rose pink. Habitat: around shallow sheltered reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Chicoreus (Chicoreus) ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208142 on 2020-10-29
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2002-01-09 18:51:18Z
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2010-02-16 10:18:10Z
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2010-02-18 10:33:31Z
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2010-10-29 07:29:20Z
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original description  (of Murex ramosus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 747 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [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. [details]   

additional source Houart R., Kilburn R.N. & Marais A.P. (2010) Muricidae. Pp. 176-270, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp.
page(s): 183 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Synonymy The genus murex seems to be the same genus as chicoreus in aphia though they have different listings [details]

From other sources
Description A conspicuous, very rugged shell, up to 12 cm, with heavy spined varices on whorls. Colour off-white to light brown; aperture white with rose pink on inner edge of crenulate outer lip; columella rose pink. Habitat: around shallow sheltered reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Publication date Year of description from Dautzenberg, 1929 [details]

synonymy Murex ramosus Linnaeus, 1758 is a group of three species [details]
LanguageName 
English branched murex  [details]
Japanese テングガイ  [details]