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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRapana rapiformis (Born, 1778) 
AphiaID: 140415

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuricoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuricidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRapaninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRapana (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRapana Schumacher, 1817
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum bulbosum Dillwyn, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex rapa Gmelin, 1791 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex rapiformis Born, 1778 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRapa bulbosa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRapa volema Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRapana bulbosa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Sources 
identification resource Houart R., Kilburn R.N. & Marais A.P. (2010) Muricidae. Pp. 176-270, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Greece
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGreece (introduced: origin uncertain[details]
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) (inaccurate[details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (8 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (24 nucleotides; 9 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Greece (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A distinctive shell, up to 7 cm, with low spire, large body whorl and wide aperture. Spire whorls with deep sutures and moderate-sized tubercles (2-3 rows of tubercles on body whorl, most prominent on shoulder). Colour mottled orange, brown and cream; aperture white. Habitat: deep water on sand. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to G Oman. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140415
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2005-10-07 07:27:36Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2005-10-10 08:30:28Z  changed  Cuvelier, Daphne
2005-10-10 12:08:24Z  changed  Cuvelier, Daphne
2009-05-23 14:51:50Z  changed  Houart, Roland
2010-02-17 10:28:05Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2011-07-15 07:41:24Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Houart, R.; Gofas, S. (2014). Rapana rapiformis (Born, 1778). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140415 on 2014-08-21
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