WoRMS name details

Drupa (Drupa) morum Röding, 1798

212149  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212149)

 unaccepted
Species
marine
Description Habitat: rocky shores
Thick, globose shell, up to 5 cm, with low spire, large body whorl and flat base. Colour white with...  
Description Habitat: rocky shores
Thick, globose shell, up to 5 cm, with low spire, large body whorl and flat base. Colour white with dark brown nodules. Dark violet, narrow aperture with conspicuous groups of denticles. Columella with three strong, plicate ridges. Habitat: in crevices among lower eulittoral rocks. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Drupa (Drupa) morum Röding, 1798. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212149 on 2018-04-22
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2001-11-13 17:05:14Z
changed
2010-02-18 10:22:15Z
changed
2011-07-13 02:18:47Z
checked
2012-03-14 08:12:49Z
changed

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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Habitat: rocky shores
Thick, globose shell, up to 5 cm, with low spire, large body whorl and flat base. Colour white with dark brown nodules. Dark violet, narrow aperture with conspicuous groups of denticles. Columella with three strong, plicate ridges. Habitat: in crevices among lower eulittoral rocks. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English rough castor beanpurple drupe  [details]