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Muricopsis (Muricopsis) cristata

(Brocchi, G.B., 1814) Blainville's Muricop Shell size 10 - 35 mm Mediterranean; Portugal; Morocco; Canaries; Red Sea
Taxonomic Information
ClassGASTROPODA CAENOGASTROPODA
OrderNEOGASTROPODA
SuperFamilyMURICOIDEA
FamilyMURICIDAE MURICOPSINAE
open bookPage/Plate
Conchiologia fossile subappeninap 394
Encyclopedia of Marine Gastropodsp 266/2
West African Seashellsp 153
European Seashells Volume 1p 271/7
Atlas Malacològic del Delta de l'Ebrep 68/Pl. 200
Murex Shells of the WorldPl. 27/10
Recent Mediterranean & Northeastern Atlantic Muricidaep 127/142; 192/427-194/438
Synonyms
Muricopsis (Muricopsis) blainvillei Payraudeau, B.-C., 1826 : Mediterranean
Cat. Desc. Méth. Annél. Moll. Corsep 149
Compendium of Seashellsp 144/1.2
Murex Shells of the Worldp 165-166; Pl. 23/14; Pl. 27/15
Murex rudis Risso, A., 1826 : Mediterranean France
Hist. Nat. Prod. Europe Mérid.Vol. 4, p 193/498
Murex pliciferus Bivona-Bernardi, Ant., 1832
Effem. Sci. Lett. SiciliaVol. 2, p 22; Pl. 3/10
Murex cataphractus Sowerby, G.B. II, 1834
Conchologica Iconia, LondonMurex, Pl. 63/40
Murex dentatus Anton, H.E., 1839
Murex cinosurus Chiereghini MS in Nardo, G.D., 1847
Murex subspinosus Adams, A., 1854
Murex rugulosa Costa, O.G., 1861
Murex blainvillei trophoniformis (var.) Weinkauff, H.C., 1868
Muricidea polliaeformis Weinkauff, H.C., 1868
Murex cristatus expallescens (var.) Tapparone-Canefri, C.E., 1869
Murex blainvillei gracilis (var.) Monterosato, T.A. de M. di, 1870
Murex blainvillei bicolor (var.) Monterosato, T.A. de M. di, 1878
Murex blainvillei gracilis (var.) Monterosato, T.A. de M. Di MS in Bucquoy, E.J., Ph. Dautzenberg & G.F. Dollfus, 1882
Murex blainvillei rosea (var.) Monterosato, T.A. de M. Di MS in Bucquoy, E.J., Ph. Dautzenberg & G.F. Dollfus, 1882
Murex blainvillei violacea (var.) Monterosato, T.A. de M. Di MS in Bucquoy, E.J., Ph. Dautzenberg & G.F. Dollfus, 1882
Pollia coccinea Monterosato, T.A. de M. di, 1884 : Mediterranean
Nom. Gen. Spec. Conch. Med.p 114
Murex cristatus adellus (var.) Gregorio, A. de, 1885
Murex cristatus ampus (var.) Gregorio, A. de, 1885
Murex cristatus berdicus (var.) Gregorio, A. de, 1885
Murex cristatus emus (var.) Gregorio, A. de, 1885
Murex porrectus Locard, E.A.A., 1886
Prodrome de malacologie française. Lyonp 162, 561
Murex blainvillei aterrima (var.) Dautzenberg, Ph., 1890
Murex pustulatus Locard, E.A.A., 1899
Ocinebra blainvillei elongata (var.) Locard, E.A.A. & E. Caziot, 1900
Ann. Soc. Linn. LyonVol. 46
Ocinebra blainvillei ventricosa (var.) Locard, E.A.A. & E. Caziot, 1900
Ann. Soc. Linn. LyonVol. 46
Ocinebrina blainvillei hirsuta (var.) Pallary, P., 1904 : Gulf of Gabès, Tunisia
J. Conchyl. ParisVol. 52, p 231
Murex blainvillei minor (var.) Praus Franceschini, C., 1906
Fusus dodecanesinus Bevilacqua, 1928
Muricopsis blainvillei umbilicata (var.) Coen, G.S., 1930
Muricopsis blainvillei horrida (var.) Monterosato, T.A. de M. Di MS in Coen, G.S., 1933
Muricopsis blainvillei oblonga (var.) "Monterosato, T.A. de M. Di MS" Stalio MS in Coen, G.S., 1933
Muricopsis blainvillei spinulosa (var.) Palazzi, S. & A. Villari, 1933
Muricopsis hispida Monterosato, T.A. de M. Di MS in Coen, G.S., 1933
Muricopsis cristata spinulata Coen, G.S., 1937
Muricopsis atra Nordsieck, F., 1972
Muricopsis spinulosa obsoleta Nordsieck, F., 1972
Muricopsis cristata major Settepassi, F., 1977
Muricopsis cristata pungens Monterosato, T.A. de M. di in Settepassi, F., 1977
Muricopsis glutinosa Palazzi, S. & A. Villari, 2001 : Sicily, Italy
La ConchigliaVol. 297
cameraImage Acknowledgments
1 Daniel Pellegrini
2 S & A Nappo Collection
3 S & A Nappo Collection
4 Foto Conchiglie Mediterraneo
5 George Sangiouloglou
6 Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris
7 ReefShells
8 Mollusc Net Auctions
9 Mollusc Net Auctions
10 Med Shells
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