CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Neogastropoda (order)  »  Muricidae: Muricopsinae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 200325 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Murexsul octogonus    (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: Muricidae: Muricopsinae (gastropods) - show full list
Common Name: [a murex shell]
Recent Synonyms: Muricopsis (Murexsul) octogonus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: New Zealand (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 200950     Murexsul spp.
Organism Type: a murex shell

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Marshall, B.A. Burch, K.W., 2000. The New Zealand Recent species of Muricopsis Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882 (Gastropoda: Muricidae)., The Nautilus, Vol. 114(1): 18-29.
Scientific Name
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Marshall, B.A., 2014. Recent occurrence of Murexsul espinosus (Hutton, 1885) (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Muricidae) of the south-eastern North Island, New Zealand with some notes on other neogastropods endemic to the south-eastern North Island., Molluscan Research, Vol. 34(1): 49-53.
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