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Chicoreus (Triplex) spectrum

(Reeve, L.A., 1846) Pink/Spectral Murex Shell size 23 - 165 mm Greater Antilles; E Brazil
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Conchologia Iconica, LondonVol. 3, Murex, sp. 187
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 388; Pl. 72/1-6
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 247/6
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 130
Moluscos . . . De Margarita, Venezuelap 76
Compendium of Seashellsp 136/1.4
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 88
Sea Shells of the West Indiesp 131
Murex Shells of the Worldp 43; Pl. 5/1
Synonyms
Murex imbricatus Higgins, H.H. & F.P. Marrat, 1877 : Grenada, W Indies (renamed)
Pub. Lib., Mus. Gall. Art LiverpoolVol. 1, p 9; fig 2
Murex argo Clench, W.J. & I. Pérez Farfante, 1945 (nomen novum)
JohnsoniaVol. 1/17, p 31
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Mollusca Types in Great Britain
2 aurantius shells
3 Jacksonville Shell Club
4 Bill Frank
5 Aegean Shells
6 Bill Frank
7 Eddie Hardy
8 Femorale
9 Femorale
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