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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgalatax contracta (Reeve, 1846) 
AphiaID: 233616

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 editorErgalataxinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgalatax (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErgalatax Iredale, 1931
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBuccinum contractum Reeve, 1846 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMorula ocellata (Reeve, 1846)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex calcarius Dunker, 1860 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcenebra contracta (Reeve, 1846)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcinebra pilsbryana Baker, 1891 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentadactylus ceylonicum Preston, 1909 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRicinula ocellata Reeve, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrosalpinx bandana Schepman, 1911 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrosalpinx innotabilis E. A. Smith, 1879 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUrosalpinx smithi Schepman, 1911
Sources 
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]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Israel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIsrael (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (8 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Note 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Israel (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:233616
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-07-27 07:41:08Z  created  Renders, Kristel
2009-07-02 01:09:23Z  changed  Houart, Roland
  
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  Citation: Houart, R. (2014). Ergalatax contracta (Reeve, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=233616 on 2014-07-26
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