Taxon profile


Muricidae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Gastropoda - gastropods »  order Caenogastropoda

Other names

= Murex and Rock Shells

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 15

subfamily Coralliophilinae Chenu, 1859 - Coral Shells
subfamily Ergalataxinae Kuroda & Habe, 1971
subfamily Haustrinae Tan, 2003
subfamily Muricinae Rafinesque, 1815
subfamily Muricopsinae Radwin & d'Attilio, 1971
subfamily Ocenebrinae Cossmann, 1903
subfamily Rapaninae J. E. Gray, 1853
subfamily Tripterotyphinae d'Atillio & Herz, 1988
subfamily Trophoninae Cossmann, 1903
subfamily Typhinae Cossmann, 1903

Muricidae incertae sedis

genus Daphnellopsis Schepman, 1913
genus Houartiella Smriglio, Mariottini & Bonfitto, 1997
genus Ollaphon Iredale, 1929
genus Pradoxa Fernandes & Rolan, 1993
genus Prototyphis Ponder, 1972

Links and literature

CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Muricidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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