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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex (Murex) pecten Lightfoot, 1786 
AphiaID: 215663

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 editorMurex (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex (Murex) (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex (Murex) pecten (Species)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex pecten Lightfoot, 1786
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex (Murex) Linnaeus, 1758 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex Linnaeus, 1758
Source  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]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvenus combUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthorny woodcock  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex pecten soelae Ponder & Vokes, 1988
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215663
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-03-01 15:31:58Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-06-20 23:24:37Z  changed  Houart, Roland
2010-09-27 18:17:44Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2013-05-04 11:03:32Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Houart, R. (2014). Murex (Murex) pecten Lightfoot, 1786. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215663 on 2014-12-27
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