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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex purpureus Montagu, 1803 
AphiaID: 154087

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 editorMuricinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex purpureus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaphitoma purpurea (Montagu, 1803)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Montagu, G. (1803) Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/78694 [details]

source of synonymy Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM), available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154087
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Date   action   by
2005-04-16 10:28:02Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-12-02 14:47:43Z  checked  Tucker, John
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Murex purpureus Montagu, 1803. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154087 on 2014-12-18
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