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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexaplex megacerus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1834) 
AphiaID: 225348

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 editorHexaplex (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexaplex Perry, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexaplex (Muricanthus) megacerus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1834)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex megacerus G. B. Sowerby II, 1834 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex moquinianus Duval, 1853 (synonym)
Sources  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]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Gabon
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCocobeach [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMayumba [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution on rocky floors from Cocobeach to Mayumba [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark New subgenus probably needed for the present species, H. saharicus saharicus (Locard, 1897) and saharicus ryalli Houart, 1993 [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:225348
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-03-21 07:53:28Z  created  Zamouri, Nedra
2009-06-26 19:35:47Z  changed  Houart, Roland
2010-02-16 14:21:45Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2012-03-01 22:24:59Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Houart, R. (2014). Hexaplex megacerus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=225348 on 2014-08-23
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