Murex Snails

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Plate showing the shells of four sea snails in the family Muricidae
Shells of murex snails.

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Plate showing the shells of four species of sea snails in the family Muricidae.
The name assigned by the author is given first, followed by the current name in parentheses:

  • 101. Murex pliciferus (Siratus pliciferoides)
  • 102. Murex trigonulus (Naquetia triqueter)
  • 103. Murex peruvianus (Murexsul octogonus)
  • 104. Murex palmiferus (Chicoreus denudatus)
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