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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorula (Morula) granulata (Duclos, 1832) 
AphiaID: 208557

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 editorErgalataxinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorula (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorula (Morula) (Subgenus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTenguella granulata (Duclos, 1832)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorula (Morula) Schumacher, 1817 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorula Schumacher, 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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormulberry shell  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNatal [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorTranskei [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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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 Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 Habitat: rocky shores
A compact, heavy shell, up to 2 cm, covered in large, rounded, brown-black nodules on white background; body whorl with six rows of nodules; outer lip toothed. Aperture dark; columella and outer lip white. Habitat: on or under rocks in the eulittoral zone. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208557
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-03-21 08:10:26Z  changed  Wambiji, Nina
2009-07-06 20:11:39Z  changed  Houart, Roland
2013-01-26 07:34:39Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Houart, R. (2014). Morula (Morula) granulata (Duclos, 1832). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208557 on 2014-08-20
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