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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Muricidae
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Dicathais Iredale 1936
Muricidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Eswatini Species List, Molukka Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List, NMNH Invertebrate Zoology, NMNH Invertebrate Zoology, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Egypt Species List, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, EOL authors, IABIN, Shelled animal body mass, Femorale, Moorea Biocode, Moorea Biocode, IUCN, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Austria Species List, Antigua and Barbuda Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Barbados Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Bermuda Species List, Belgium Species List, Bonaire Saint Eustatius and Saba Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Cape Verde Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Christmas Island Species List, Cocos Islands Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Curacao Species List, Cyprus Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Denmark Species List, Djibouti Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Eritrea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Falkland Islands Species List, Faroe Islands Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, Fiji Species List, France Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Greenland Species List, Grenada Species List, Guadeloupe Species List, Guam Species List, Guernsey Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Honduras Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, Iceland Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Ireland Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Liberia Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Malta Species List, Mariana Islands Species List, Marshall Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritius Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Nauru Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Nigeria Species List, Niue Species List, Norfolk Island Species List, Norway Species List, Oman Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palau Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Qatar Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Reunion Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Saint Kitts and Nevis Species List, Saint Lucia Species List, Saint Martin Species List, Samoa Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Seychelles Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, Solomon Islands Species List, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Tibet Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Tonga Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Uruguay Species List, US Virgin Islands Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Environments EOL, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Alboran Sea Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Balearic Sea Species List, Bali Sea Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Bay of Biscay Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bay of Fundy Species List, Beaufort Sea Species List, Bering Sea Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Bismarck Sea Species List, Black Sea Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Celtic Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List, Chukchi Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Davis Strait Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, English Channel Species List, Flores Sea Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Aden Species List, Gulf of Alaska Species List, Gulf of Aqaba Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Gulf of Suez Species List, Gulf of Tomini Species List, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland Species, Gulf of Thailand Species List, Gulf of Oman Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Ionian Sea Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Java Sea Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Ligurian Sea Species List, Makassar Strait Species List, Malacca Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, Halmahera Sea Species List, North Atlantic Species List, Molukka Sea Species List, North Pacific Species List, North Sea Species List, Persian Gulf Species List, Red Sea Species List, Rio de la Plata Species List, Savu Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Sea of Marmara Species List, Sea of Okhostk Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Singapore Strait Species List, Skagerrak Species List, Solomon Sea Species List, South China Sea Species List, Strait of Gibraltar Species List, Yellow Sea Species List, Tyrrhenian Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, and South Pacific Species List
Muricidae Rafinesque 1815

Alternative Names

? abjecta Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? aculeata Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? acuticosta Conrad, 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? adelosus Vokes, 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? alaquaensis Mansfield, 1935
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? alatus Sowerby, 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? albionis Wrigley, 1934
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? alternata Lea, 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? alveolatus Sowerby, 1829
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? amblyceras Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? aquitanicus Grateloup, 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? asperulus Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? auversiensus Deshayes, 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? basedowi Cossmann, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bifida Vermeij, 2001
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bistriatus Gumbel, 1861
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bonaccorsii Carrington & Kensley, 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? brevicaudatus Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cancellatus Lamarck, 1816
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? capito Philippi, 1843
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? carvalhoi Cox, 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cercadicus Maury, 1917
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cheilotoma Hörnes & Auinger, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? clarksvillensis Mansfield, 1937
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? coelata Dujardin, 1837
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? colei Palmer, 1937
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? compactus Gabb, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? concerptus Bellardi, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? conradi Dall, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? conradi Mansfield, 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cornurectus Guppy, 1876
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? crassilabiatus Hilber, 1879
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? crassilabrum Sowerby, 1834
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? credneri Hõrnes & Auinger, 1885
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? crispangula Heilprin, 1897
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? crispus Lamarck, 1803
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cruziana Olsson, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cumberlandiana Gabb, 1860
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? curtansata Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? curvicosta Grateloup, 1840
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? curvirostratus Conrad, 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dalli Brown & Pilsbry, 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dennanti Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? denudatus Deshayes, 1835
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? deshayesii Nyst, 1836
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? disjunctus Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? domingensis Sowerby, 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dominicensis Gabb, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? emmae Boettger, 1901
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? evaricosus Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? exilis Parsch, 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? eyrei Tenison Woods, 1877
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? foliaceus Deshayes, 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? foliosus Bellardi, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? frondosa Lamarck, 1803
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gardnerae Dall, 1915
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gilletti Richards, 1943
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? graceae McGinty, 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gracilis Conrad, 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gracilius Wood, 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? graniformis Harris, 1897
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hamiltonensis Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? harpula Sowerby, 1827
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? heilprini Cossmann, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? heptagonatus Bronn, 1831
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hutchinsoni Jung, 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ighinae Bellardi, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? incrassata Sowerby, 1825
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? jani Doderlein, 1862
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? kroteri Möller, 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? labiosa Wood, 1828
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? laciniatus Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? lagunitensis Woods, 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? larvaecosta Heilprin, 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? lassaignei Basterot, 1825
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? legrandi Johnston, 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? lophaessus Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? magellanicum Chemnitz, 1788
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mengeana Dall, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? micropterus Deshayes, 1835
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mirabilis Möricke, 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? neritoideus Lamarck, 1816
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? obesus Gabb, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? octagonus Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? parisiensis d'Orbigny, 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? patagonicus Sowerby, 1846
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? paululus Wood, 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? philippi Möricke, 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? polonica Pusch, 1837
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? praecingulata Haughton, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? praepauxillus Maury, 1917
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? preangerensis Martin, 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pungens Solander, 1766
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? quadricostatus Conrad, 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? recticanalis Weisbord, 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? rudis Borson, 1821
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sabinola Palmer, 1960
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sacellum Chemntiz, 1788
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? schencki Keen & Campbell, 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sexdentatus Sowerby, 1823
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? shilohensis Heilprin, 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? silvaticus Palmer, 1937
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? spinulosa Deshayes, 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? striata Eichwald, 1853
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? striata Gabb, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? subanceps d'Orbigny, 1852
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? subcoronatus d'Orbigny, 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? subcristatus d'Orbigny, 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? suborbiculatus Dunker, 1846
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? subrusticus d'Orbigny, 1852
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sula Olsson, 1931
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? supernus Palmer, 1947
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? swainsoni Michelotti, 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tetragona Sowerby, 1825
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tetricus Conrad, 1832
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? trochispira Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? umbrifer Conrad, 1832
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? vanuxemi Conrad, 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? vaughani Maury, 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? veatchi Maury, 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? velificus Tate, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? venezuelanus Hodson & Hodson, 1931
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? weisbordi Palmer, 1947
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? werneri Toula, 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? woodii Gabb, 1860
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? yaquensis Maury, 1917
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? zelandica Hutton, 1874
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Apsella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Argenthina Herbert & del Rio 2005
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Atractodon Charlesworth 1837
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Benthozystus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calothrophon
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cathymorula Landau, Houart & Marques da Silva 2007
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chesatrophon Petuch 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chiroreus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Crassimurex Merle 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dicathais Iredale 1936
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Drupinia Dall 1923
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eofavartia Merle 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Falsimuricopsis Merle 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gamurex Merle 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Globecphora Petuch 1994
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heteropurpura Jousseaume 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hirotyphis Suter 1913
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Indotyphis Keen 1944
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Jopas Baker 1895
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Legrandi Dall 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lenitrophon Finlay 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lowenstamia Sohl 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miocenebra Vokes 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Murotriton Gregorio 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neothias Iredale 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pazionotus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pilsbrytyphis Woodring 1959
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Poirieia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pursia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rapa Bruguière 1792
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Semityphis Martin 1931
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sohliina Özdikmen 2013
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tenguella Arakawa 1965
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Textiliomurex Merle 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thaididae
Synonym according to {resource_name} (junior synonym)
Thaidinae
Synonym according to {resource_name} (junior synonym)
Tribulus Sowerby 1839
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Typhus Monfort 1810
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

murex snail
Recognized by Paleobiology Database
murex shells
rock shells

Arabic

موريسيدي preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Stekelhorens e.a. preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
purperslakken
stekelhorens

German

Stachelschnecken preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

ארגמוניים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Tüskéscsigák preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

アッキガイ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin
アッキガイ

Lithuanian

Mureksiniai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

бодликави морски болжави preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

حلزون‌های خاردار preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Rozkolcowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Иглянки preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Ostrankovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Purpursnäckor preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
purpursnäckor

Thai

วงศ์หอยหนาม preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Мурексові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Deu

Muriciden preferred
Stachelschnecken
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Curated hierarchies for Muricidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Spiralia
Mollusca
Gastropoda
Neogastropoda
Muricoidea
Muricidae (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Spiralia
Mollusca
Gastropoda
Caenogastropoda Cox 1960
Neogastropoda Wenz 1938
Muricoidea Rafinesque 1815

GBIF classification

Animalia
Mollusca
Gastropoda
Neogastropoda
Muricidae (this page)
250 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy

Animalia
Bilateria
Protostomia
Lophozoa
Mollusca
Gastropoda Cuvier 1797
Prosobranchia Milne-Edwards, 1848
Neogastropoda

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Mollusca
Gastropoda
Neogastropoda
Muricidae (this page)
31 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Mollusca
Gastropoda
Neogastropoda
31 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.