WoRMS taxon details

Hexaplex megacerus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1834)

225348  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:225348)

accepted
Species
marine
Distribution on rocky floors from Cocobeach to Mayumba  
Distribution on rocky floors from Cocobeach to Mayumba [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Hexaplex megacerus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=225348 on 2018-05-27
Date
action
by
2006-03-21 07:53:28Z
created
2009-06-26 19:35:47Z
changed
2010-02-16 14:21:45Z
changed
2012-03-01 22:24:59Z
checked

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basis of record Bernard, P.A. (Ed.) (1984). Coquillages du Gabon [Shells of Gabon]. Pierre A. Bernard: Libreville, Gabon. 140, 75 plates pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofMurex megacerus G. B. Sowerby II, 1834) Petit, R. E. (2009). George Brettingham Sowerby, I, II & III: their conchological publications and molluscan taxa. Zootaxa. 2189: 1–218., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2009/f/z02189p218f.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofHexaplex (Muricanthus) megacerus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1834)) Merle D., Garrigues B. & Pointier J.-P. (2011) Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the world. Part Muricinae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 648 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Distribution on rocky floors from Cocobeach to Mayumba [details]

Remark New subgenus probably needed for the present species, H. saharicus saharicus (Locard, 1897) and saharicus ryalli Houart, 1993 [details]