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Murex Linnaeus, 1758

138196  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138196)

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Genus
Murex (Murex) Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Species Murex forskoehlii Röding, 1798

Subgenus Murex (Murex) Linnaeus, 1758 represented as Murex Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus Murex (Fusus) Helbling, 1779 accepted as Cumia Bivona, 1838
Subgenus Murex (Pseudomurex) accepted as Pseudomurex Monterosato, 1872 accepted as Coralliophila H. Adams & A. Adams, 1853
Species Murex aciculatus Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Ocinebrina aciculata (Lamarck, 1822) (original combination)
Species Murex acuminatus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Bittium reticulatum (da Costa, 1778) (dubious synonym)
Species Murex adversus Montagu, 1803 accepted as Marshallora adversa (Montagu, 1803) (original combination)
Species Murex alucaster Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Cerithium alucastrum (Brocchi, 1814)
Species Murex aluchensis Nardo, 1847 accepted as Cerithium vulgatum Bruguière, 1792 (synonym)
Species Murex alucoides Olivi, 1792 accepted as Cerithium vulgatum Bruguière, 1792 (synonym)
Species Murex alucoides Blainville, 1829 accepted as Coralliophila squamosa (Bivona Ant. in Bivona And., 1838) accepted as Hirtomurex squamosus (Bivona e Bernardi, 1838) (Invalid: junior homonym of Murex alucoides Olivi, 1792 [Cerithiidae])
Species Murex angulatus Donovan, 1804 accepted as Propebela turricula (Montagu, 1803) (dubious synonym)
Species Murex antiquus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Neptunea antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Murex aradasii Monterosato, 1883 accepted as Murexsul aradasii (Monterosato, 1883) (original combination)
Species Murex armigerus Settepassi, 1970 accepted as Hexaplex trunculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (not available, published in a work which does not consistently use binominal nomenclature (ICZN art. 11.4))
Species Murex attenuatus Montagu, 1803 accepted as Mangelia attenuata (Montagu, 1803) (original combination)
Species Murex badius Reeve, 1845 accepted as Orania badia (Reeve, 1845) (original combination)
Species Murex bamffius Donovan, 1804 accepted as Boreotrophon clathratus (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Murex benoiti Tiberi, 1855 accepted as Babelomurex benoiti (Tiberi, 1855)
Species Murex bicolor Risso, 1826 accepted as Fusinus pulchellus (Philippi, 1840) (dubious synonym)
Species Murex bicolor Cantraine, 1835 accepted as Enginella leucozona (Philippi, 1844) (invalid: junior homonym of Murex bicolor Risso, 1826 and Murex bicolor Valenciennes, 1832)
Species Murex bicristatus Risso, 1826 accepted as Ocenebra erinaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Murex blainvillei [sic] accepted as Muricopsis cristata (Brocchi, 1814) (misspelling of Murex blainvillii Payraudeau, 1826)
Species Murex blainvillii Payraudeau, 1826 accepted as Muricopsis cristata (Brocchi, 1814) (synonym)
Species Murex bojadorensis Locard, 1897 accepted as Favartia bojadorensis (Locard, 1897) (original combination)
Species Murex borealis Reeve, 1845 accepted as Scabrotrophon fabricii (Møller, 1842) (synonym)
Species Murex boveus Risso, 1826 accepted as Ranella olearium (Linnaeus, 1758) (dubious synonym)
Species Murex brandariformis Locard, 1886 accepted as Bolinus brandaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Murex brandaris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Bolinus brandaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Murex brocchii Monterosato, 1872 accepted as Hadriania craticulata Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882 (invalid: junior homonym of Murex brocchii Cantraine, 1835)
Species Murex calfius Brusina, 1870 accepted as Cumia reticulata (Blainville, 1829) (synonym)
Species Murex caliginosus Reeve, 1845 accepted as Pteropurpura falcata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1834) accepted as Ocinebrellus falcatus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1834) (synonym)
Species Murex carinatus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Neptunea despecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Murex cariniferus G. B. Sowerby II, 1834 accepted as Babelomurex cariniferus (Sowerby, 1834)
Species Murex cataphractus G. B. Sowerby II, 1834 accepted as Muricopsis cristata (Brocchi, 1814) (synonym)
Species Murex caudiculus Brusina, 1870 accepted as Raphitoma leufroyi (Michaud, 1828) (synonym)
Species Murex cinguliferus Lamarck, 1822 accepted as Ocenebra erinaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Murex cinosurus Chiereghini in Nardo, 1847 accepted as Muricopsis cristata (Brocchi, 1814) (synonym)
Species Murex clathratus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Boreotrophon clathratus (Linnaeus, 1767) (original combination)
Species Murex clavisherculis Röding, 1798 accepted as Bolinus brandaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Murex conglobatus Michelotti, 1841 † accepted as Hexaplex trunculus conglobatus (Michelotti, 1841) † (basionym)
Species Murex consul Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Stramonita haemastoma (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Murex contrarius Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Neptunea contraria (Linnaeus, 1771) (original combination)
Species Murex conulus Olivi, 1792 accepted as Mitrella scripta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Murex corallinus Scacchi, 1836 accepted as Ocinebrina corallina (Scacchi, 1836) (original combination)
Species Murex corneus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Euthria cornea (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Murex cornutus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Bolinus cornutus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Murex coronatus Risso, 1826 accepted as Bolinus brandaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Murex costatus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Mangelia costata (Pennant, 1777) (original combination)
Species Murex costatus Born, 1778 accepted as Monoplex parthenopeus (Salis Marschlins, 1793) (invalid: junior homonym of Murex costatus Pennant, 1777)
Species Murex costellifer Sowerby J. de C., 1832 accepted as Admete viridula (Fabricius, 1780) (dubious synonym)
Species Murex costulatus Risso, 1826 accepted as Monoplex parthenopeus (Salis Marschlins, 1793)
Species Murex craticulatus Linnaeus, 1758 sensu Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Hadriania craticulata Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882
Species Murex cristatus Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Muricopsis cristata (Brocchi, 1814) (original combination)
Species Murex cutaceus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Cabestana cutacea (Linnaeus, 1767) (original combination)
Species Murex cyrilli Scacchi, 1833 accepted as Raphitoma linearis (Montagu, 1803) (synonym)
Species Murex dentatus Anton, 1838 accepted as Muricopsis cristata (Brocchi, 1814) (synonym)
Species Murex despectus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Neptunea despecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Murex diadema Aradas & Benoit, 1876 accepted as Murexsul aradasii (Monterosato, 1883) (invalid: junior homonym of Murex diadema A. Adams, 1854; M. aradasii is a replacement name)
Species Murex distinctus Cristofori & Jan, 1832 † accepted as Dermomurex distinctus (Cristofori & Jan, 1832) † (original combination)
Species Murex dolarium Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Cabestana cutacea (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Murex dorbignyi (Payraudeau, 1826) accepted as Pollia dorbignyi (Payraudeau, 1826) accepted as Aplus dorbignyi (Payraudeau, 1826)
Species Murex dumosus de Stefani, 1875 accepted as Hexaplex trunculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Murex echinatus Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Raphitoma echinata (Brocchi, 1814) (original combination)
Species Murex edwardsi [sic] accepted as Ocinebrina edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826) accepted as Ocenebra edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826) (misspelling of Murex edwardsii Payraudeau, 1826)
Species Murex edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826) accepted as Ocinebrina edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826) accepted as Ocenebra edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826)
Species Murex elegans Donovan, 1804 accepted as Raphitoma elegans (Donovan, 1804) (original combination)
Species Murex emarginatus Donovan, 1804 accepted as Comarmondia gracilis (Montagu, 1803) (synonym)
Species Murex erinaceus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ocenebra erinaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Murex falcatus Sandri & Danilo, 1856 accepted as Hexaplex trunculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (invalid: junior homonym of Murex falcatus G.B. Sowerby, 1834)
Species Murex fasciatus Risso, 1826 accepted as Hexaplex trunculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (invalid: junior homonym of Murex fasciatus Gmelin, 1791)
Species Murex fistulatus Risso, 1826 accepted as Typhinellus labiatus (de Cristofori & Jan, 1832) (Invalid: junior homonym of Muricites fistulatus Schlotheim, 1820)
Species Murex fortis Risso, 1826 accepted as Fusinus syracusanus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Aptyxis syracusana (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Murex fusulus Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Orania fusulus (Brocchi, 1814) (original combination)
Species Murex gallicus Dollfus, 1923 accepted as Hexaplex trunculus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Murex girisus de Gregorio, 1885 accepted as Bolinus brandaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Murex gracilis Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Aporrhais pespelecani (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Murex gracilis Montagu, 1803 accepted as Comarmondia gracilis (Montagu, 1803) (original combination)
Species Murex gyrinoides Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Murex hermani Vélain, 1877 accepted as Bedeva paivae (Crosse, 1864) (synonym)
Species Murex hybridus Aradas & Benoit, 1876 accepted as Ocenebra hybrida (Aradas & Benoit, 1876) (original combination)
Species Murex imbricatus Chiereghini in Nardo, 1847 accepted as Ocenebra erinaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Murex inconspicuus G. B. Sowerby II, 1841 accepted as Ocinebrina aciculata (Lamarck, 1822) (synonym)
Species Murex inglorius Crosse, 1865 accepted as Ocenebra ingloria (Crosse, 1865) (original combination)
Species Murex inornatus Récluz, 1851 accepted as Ocinebrellus inornatus (Récluz, 1851) (original combination)
Species Murex islandicus Mohr, 1786 accepted as Colus islandicus (Mohr, 1786) (original combination)
Species Murex kusterianus accepted as Hexaplex kuesterianus (Tapparone Canefri, 1875) (misspelling)
Species Murex labiatus de Cristofori & Jan, 1832 accepted as Typhinellus labiatus (de Cristofori & Jan, 1832) (original combination)
Species Murex labiosus Chiereghini in Nardo, 1847 accepted as Ocenebra erinaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Murex labiosus W. Wood, 1828 accepted as Turritriton labiosus (W. Wood, 1828) (original combination)
Species Murex laceratum Deshayes, 1856 accepted as Babelomurex cariniferus (Sowerby, 1834) (dubious synonym)
Species Murex lacerus Born, 1778 accepted as Indothais lacera (Born, 1778) (original combination)
Species Murex lampas Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Charonia lampas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Murex leucas Locard, 1897 accepted as Timbellus leucas (Locard, 1897) (original combination)
Species Murex leucoderma Scacchi, 1836 accepted as Dermomurex scalaroides (Blainville, 1829)
Species Murex lignarius Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Tarantinaea lignaria (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Murex linearis Montagu, 1803 accepted as Raphitoma linearis (Montagu, 1803) (original combination)
Species Murex maroccensis Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Fusinus maroccensis (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Murex medicago R. B. Watson, 1897 accepted as Murexsul aradasii (Monterosato, 1883) (synonym)
Species Murex metaxa Delle Chiaje, 1828 accepted as Metaxia metaxa (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (original combination)
Species Murex meyendorffii Calcara, 1845 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex monospinosus Serradell, 1912 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex moreanus de Gregorio, 1885 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex muricatus Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex nebula Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex neomagensis Fontannes, 1879 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
Species Murex oblongus Brocchi, 1814 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex olearium Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Murex orbignianus Risso, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Murex pairodoa Risso, 1826 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
Species Murex parthenopeus Salis Marschlins, 1793 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex pecchiolianus d'Ancona, 1871 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex pereger Brugnone, 1873 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex philippii Monterosato, 1872 (unaccepted, secondary junior homonym of Fusus philippii Jonas, 1846, and F. philippi Michelotti, 1847)
Species Murex pistacia Reeve, 1845 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex pliciferus Bivona-Bernardi, 1832 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex polygonulus Lamarck, 1822 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex porrectus Locard, 1886 (unaccepted, synonym; also junior homonym of Murex porrectus Solander, 1766)
Species Murex pseudobrandaris Grateloup, 1833 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex purpureus Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex pustulatus Locard, 1899 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex pyrrhias R. B. Watson, 1883 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex ramulosus Risso, 1826 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex reticulatus (da Costa, 1778) (unaccepted, chresonym)
Species Murex richardi Fischer P., 1882 (unaccepted)
Species Murex rostratus Olivi, 1792 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex rudis Risso, 1826 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex rufus Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex saharicus Locard, 1897 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex sanctaeluciae Salis Marschlins, 1793 (unaccepted)
Species Murex scaber Olivi, 1792 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex scabriculus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, Declared nomen oblitum under ICZN Art. 23.9 by Verhecken (2007))
Species Murex scabriusculus Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Murex scalariformis Locard, 1891 (unaccepted, Unjustified emendation of the name M. scalariformis)
Species Murex scalarinus Bivona-Bernardi, 1832 (unaccepted)
Species Murex scalarioides [sic] (unaccepted, misspelling of Murex scalaroides Blainville, 1829, by Reeve, 1845)
Species Murex scalaris A. Adams, 1854 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex scalaroides Blainville, 1829 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex scopulorum Segre, 1954 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex scriptus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex scrobilator Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex sculptus Bellardi, 1872 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex semilunaris Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Murex septangularis Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex septemangulatus Donovan, 1804 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
Species Murex sofiae Aradas & Benoit, 1876 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex soldanii de Stefani, 1875 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex sowerbyi Michelotti, 1841 † (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex spadae Libassi, 1859 (unaccepted)
Species Murex spinulosus Costa, 1861 (unaccepted, non Deshayes, 1835)
Species Murex subaciculatus Locard, 1886 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex subantiquatus Maton & Rackett, 1807 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex subasperrimus d'Orbigny, 1852 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex subbrandaris d'Orbigny, 1851 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex subcarinatus Lamarck, 1822 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
Species Murex subspinosus A. Adams, 1854 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex succinctus Risso, 1826 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex syphonellus Bonelli in Bellardi & Michelloti, 1841 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex syracusanus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex tarentinus Lamarck, 1822 (unaccepted)
Species Murex taurinensis Bellardi & Sacco, 1872 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
Species Murex tectumsinense (Deshayes, 1856) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex tetrapterus Bronn, 1838 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex trifariaspinosus Frauenfeld, 1869 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex trigonus Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Murex triquetra Risso, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Murex triquetrus Coen, 1933 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex trispinosus Locard, 1886 (unaccepted)
Species Murex trunculus Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex tubercularis Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Murex tuberculatus Roding, 1798 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex tudiculoides Coen, 1943 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex turbinatus Lamarck, 1822 (unaccepted)
Species Murex turricula Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex ungulatus Chiereghini in Nardo, 1847 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Murex verrucosus Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Murex weinkauffianus Crosse, 1866 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Murex yoldii Mörch in Sowerby, 1879 (unaccepted, synonym)
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Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>[book].</em> Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae, vol. 1, 824 pp., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 746 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
MolluscaBase (2018). Murex Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2018) European Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138196 on 2019-07-21
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2019). European Register of Marine Species. Murex Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138196 on 2019-07-21
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>[book].</em> Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae, vol. 1, 824 pp., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 746 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

taxonomy source Houart R. (2014). Living Muricidae of the world. Muricinae. Murex, Promurex, Haustellum, Bolinus, Vokesimurex and Siratus. <em>Harxheim: ConchBooks.</em> 197 pp. [details]   

additional source Ponder W.F. & Vokes E.H. (1988) A revision of the Indo-West Pacific fossil and Recent species of <i>Murex</i> s.s. and <i>Haustellum</i> (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Muricidae). <i>Records of the Australian Museum</i> suppl.8: 1-160., available online at http://australianmuseum.net.au/journal/Ponder-and-Vokes-1988-Rec-Aust-Mus-Suppl-8-1160/ [details]   

additional source Merle D., Garrigues B. & Pointier J.-P. (2011) <i>Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the world. Part Muricinae.</i> Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 648 pp.
page(s): 56 [details]   
 
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