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Chicoreus (Chicoreus) virgineus

(Röding, P.F., 1798) Virgin Murex Shell size 60 - 160 mm Red Sea - Bay of Bengal
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Mus. Bolten IIp 141
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 334; Pl. 45/11-19
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 249/3
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 130
Compendium of Seashellsp 135/3.1
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 95/1
Murex Shells of the Worldp 109-110; Pl. 17/15
Chicoreus and related genera in Indo-West Pacificp 45; 148/274-275
Sea Snails of PondicherryFig. 119
Synonyms
Purpura rudis Link, H.F., 1807
Murex tricostatus Fischer von Waldheim, G., 1807
Murex anguliferus Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de, 1822
Hist. Nat. Anim. Sans Vert.Vol. 7, p 171
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, Pl. 45/16
Murex ferrugo Wood, S.V., 1828
Murex erythraeus Fischer, P., 1870 : Suez, Red Sea
J. Conchyl. ParisVol. 18, p 176
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, Pl. 45/19
Murex cyacantha Sowerby, G.B. II, 1879
Thesaurus Conchyliorum, LondonVol. 4, p 12
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Greg Daniell
2 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
3 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
4 Christian Muller
5 Femorale
6 Femorale
7 Eddie Hardy
8 Guido Poppe
9 Nathalie
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