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Vokesimurex messorius

(Sowerby, G.B. II, 1841) Messorius/Woodring's Murex Shell size 48 - 90 mm Honduras - Surinam & St Lucia
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Conch. Illustr. (London)Murex, Pl. 194/93
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 272; Pl. 14/1-5
Colombian Seashells from the Caribbean Seap 105; 265/544
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 253/10
Compendium of Seashellsp 132/1.3
Murex Shells of the Worldp 68; Pl. 11/7
American ConchologistVol. 18/1, p 4; 15
Synonyms
Aranea fasciata Perry, G., 1811 (nomen dubium)
Conchology (London)pl. 46/1
Murex nigrescens Sowerby, G.B. II, 1841 : Colombia
Conch. Illustr. (London)Murex, p 138
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, Pl. 14/5
Murex funiculatus Reeve, L.A., 1845 : W Atlantic
Murex sutilis White, C.A., 1887 : Brazil
Arquivos del MuseuNacional do Rio JaneiroVol. 7
Murex messorius gustaviensis Nowell-Usticke, G.W., 1969 : St Bartholomew, West Indies
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 253/6
American ConchologistVol. 18/1, p 4
Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist.Vol. 262, p 90
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Greg Daniell
2 Greg Daniell
3 Greg Daniell
4 Jacksonville Shell Club
5 Eddie Hardy
6 aurantius shells
7 Aegean Shells
8 Femorale
9 Guido Poppe
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