WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex (Murex) pecten Lightfoot, 1786

215663  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215663)

alternate representation
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Solid, yellowish shell, up to 15 cm, with a...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Solid, yellowish shell, up to 15 cm, with a long siphonal canal and numerous long, slightly curved spines. Habitat: shallow soft substrata. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Bouchet, P.; Houart, R. (2013). Murex (Murex) pecten Lightfoot, 1786. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215663 on 2017-12-16

Date
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1997-03-01 15:31:58Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2009-06-20 23:24:37Z
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2010-09-27 18:17:44Z
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2013-05-04 11:03:32Z
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basis of record Ponder W.F. & Vokes E.H. (1988) A revision of the Indo-West Pacific fossil and Recent species of Murex s.s. and Haustellum (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Muricidae). Records of the Australian Museum suppl.8: 1-160., available online at http://australianmuseum.net.au/journal/Ponder-and-Vokes-1988-Rec-Aust-Mus-Suppl-8-1160/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Solid, yellowish shell, up to 15 cm, with a long siphonal canal and numerous long, slightly curved spines. Habitat: shallow soft substrata. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvenus combUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthorny woodcock  [details]