Hexaplex cichoreum   (Gmelin,  1791) (Sea Snail)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Neogastropoda
Family:Muricidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Hexaplex foliacea Perry, 1811
Murex cichoreum Gmelin, 1791
(Basionym)
Murex depressospinosus Dunker, 1869
Murex diaphanus Gmelin, 1791
Murex endivia Lamarck, 1822
Murex endivia var. albicans Tryon, 1880
Murex fasciatus Gmelin, 1791
Murex radicula Menke, 1828
Murex saxicola Broderip, 1825

Common Name (s)
• Endive Murex (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• East Coast, Coromandel (Lat: 14) (Long: 80.17) INDIA
• East Coast, Coromandel INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV and Surya Rao, KV (1993) Contribution to the knowledge of Indian marine molluscs: Pt. 3. Family: Muricidae Occasional paper no 153 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 133 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Frank, B (1998) www.jaxshells.org Available at - http://www.jaxshells.org/index.html

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