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Version 45.00 started going live 22nd January, 2019. This release will incorporate significant changes to many families.

Hexaplex (Muricanthus) megacerus

(Sowerby, G.B. II, 1834) Thick-spined Murex Shell size 49 - 135 mm Mauritania - Angola; Canaries
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Conch. Illustr. (London)Murex, Pl. 60/18
Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the WorldPart MURICINAE, p 316; Pl. 36/8-14
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 256/8
The Shell Handbookp 120
Collector's guide to Seashells of the Worldp 91/6
M.B. Pocket Guide to Shells of the Worldp 92
Compendium of Seashellsp 135/2.4
Shells of Gabonp 69/108
West African Seashellsp 145
Murex Shells of the Worldp 77; Pl. 12/8
ApexVol. 11/3-4, p 39/47-48; 41/54
Synonyms
Murex moquinianus Duval, A., 1853
J. Conchyl. ParisVol. 4, p 203
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Bret K Raines
2 Lowtide Shells
3 Guido Poppe
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