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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChicoreus (Chicoreus) ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 208142

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 editorChicoreus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChicoreus (Chicoreus) (Subgenus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChicoreus ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChicoreus (Chicoreus) Montfort, 1810 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChicoreus Montfort, 1810
Sources  basis of record Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbranched murex  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Mozambique [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
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]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSynonymy The genus murex seems to be the same genus as chicoreus in aphia though they have different listings [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A conspicuous, very rugged shell, up to 12 cm, with heavy spined varices on whorls. Colour off-white to light brown; aperture white with rose pink on inner edge of crenulate outer lip; columella rose pink. Habitat: around shallow sheltered reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublication date Year of description from Dautzenberg, 1929 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsynonymy Murex ramosus Linnaeus, 1758 is a group of three species [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208142
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2002-01-09 18:51:18Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-02-16 10:18:10Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2010-02-18 10:33:31Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2010-10-29 07:29:20Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Chicoreus (Chicoreus) ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208142 on 2014-08-22
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