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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoralliophila violacea (Kiener, 1836) 
AphiaID: 208125

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 editorCoralliophilinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoralliophila (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCoralliophila (Coralliophila) violacea (Kiener, 1836)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoralliophila neritoidea (Gmelin, 1791) (Invalid: basionym is a junior homonym of Murex neritoideus Linnaeus, 1767)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFusus neritoideus (Gmelin, 1791) (Name generally attributed to Lamarck, 1816, but in fact a new combination of Murex neritoideus of Gmelin)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex neritoideus Chemnitz, 1788 (Unavailable name: published in non-binominal work)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex neritoideus Gmelin, 1791 (non Linnaeus, 1767)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura violacea Kiener, 1836 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrula neritoidea (Gmelin, 1791)
Sources 
status source Kilburn, R.N. (1977) Taxonomic studies on the marine Mollusca of southern Africa and Mozambique. Part 1. Annals of the Natal Museum, 23, 173–214. [details]

identification resource Severns M. (2011) Shells of the Hawaiian Islands - The Sea Shells. Conchbooks, Hackenheim. 564 pp. [details]

identification resource Kilburn R.N., Marais J.P. & Marais A.P. (2010) Coralliophilinae. Pp. 272-292, 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 other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [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 (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Small, bulbous shell, up to 4 cm, generally covered with a calcareous deposit. Body whorl with numerous fine, spiral lines. Operculum present. Exterior dirty white, aperture usually violet. Habitat: colonial on coral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. N.B. at least six similar species of varying shell length. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208125
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2002-02-03 19:18:24Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-12-04 07:34:51Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Coralliophila violacea (Kiener, 1836). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208125 on 2014-08-22
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