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Bolinus brandaris brandaris

(Linnaeus, C., 1758) Purple Dye Murex Shell size 45 - 128 mm W & C Mediterranean; Portugal - Morocco
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Systema Naturaeed. X, Stockholm, 1, p 747
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 304; Pl. 30/1-9
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 255/8
Schelpen Encyclopedie (in Dutch)p 127
The Shell Handbookp 121
Hamlyn Guide to Shells of the Worldp 158
Compendium of Seashellsp 138/3.2
Spotters Guide to Shellsp 18
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 94
Eyewitness handbooks - Shellsp 109
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 88/3
European Seashells Volume 1p 269/1-6
Atlas Malacol˛gic del Delta de l'Ebrep 68/Pl. 198
Murex Shells of the Worldp 28-29; Pl. 11/8
Recent Mediterranean & Northeastern Atlantic Muricidaep 35/35; 157/208-162/236
Synonyms
Murex clavaherculis R÷ding, P.F., 1798
Purpura fuliginosa R÷ding, P.F., 1798
Murex tuberculatus R÷ding, P.F., 1798
Aranea cinerea Perry, G., 1811
Conchology (London)Pl. 46/4
Haustellum clavatum Schumacher, H.C.F., 1817
Murex coronatus Risso, A., 1826
Murex brandaris aculeata (var.) Philippi, R.A., 1836 : C Mediterranean
Enumeratio Molluscorum SiciliaeVol. 1 (1836)
Murex trifariaspinosus Frauenfeld, G.R. von, 1869
Murex brandariformis Locard, E.A.A., 1886
Prodrome de malacologie franšaise. Lyonp 159, 560
Murex brandaris quadrispinosa Dautzenberg, Ph., 1904
J. Conchyl. ParisVol. 52, p 287; Pl. 8/2
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, Pl. 30/5
Smithsonian Misc. Coll.Vol. 47/1475, p 114-144
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 George Sangiouloglou
2 Greg Daniell
3 Guido Poppe
4 @ Igor V. Ilyukhin
5 Femorale
6 wrongly att to Cone Shell Collectors Guide
7 MusÚum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
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