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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura persica (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 208648

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 editorPurpura (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura Bruguière, 1789
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum persicum Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum rudolphi Chemnitz, 1788 (unavailable name published in a non-binominal work placed on the Official Index)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura aterrima Lesson, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura inerma Reeve, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura rudolphi Lamarck, 1822 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPurpura rudolphi (Chemnitz, 1788) (unavailable name published in a non-binominal work placed on the Official Index)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThais rudolphi Lamarck
Sources  basis of record Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (139 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (13 nucleotides; 3 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 Large, thick shell, up to 10 cm, with large body whorl, very expanded aperture and a short, blunt spire. Surface sculptured with spiralled, widely beaded cords with plain spiral cords between. Columella almost straight. Colour chocolate-brown with white spaces between beads on the beaded cords; aperture and columella white. Habitat: shallow rocky areas. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208648
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-03-01 15:31:58Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2002-01-09 18:51:18Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-05-30 14:45:21Z  changed  Houart, Roland
  
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  Citation: Houart, R. (2014). Purpura persica (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208648 on 2014-08-31
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