Chicoreus (Chicoreus) spectrum Reeve 1846 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combination: Murex spectrum

Synonyms: Chicoreus (Chicoreus) argo Clench and Farfante 1945, Murex (Chicoreus) argo Clench and Farfante 1945

Belongs to Chicoreus (Chicoreus) according to E. H. Vokes 1989

See also Vokes 1965 and Vokes 1974

Sister taxa: Chicoreus (Chicoreus) aquitanicus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) brevifrons, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) bullisi, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) clausii, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) corrigendum, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) cosmani, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dilectus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) dujardinoides, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) elusivus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) enigmaticus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) floridanus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) folidodes, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) lepidotus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) mergus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) prolixus, Chicoreus (Chicoreus) xestos

Type specimens:

  • Chicoreus (Chicoreus) spectrum: BMNH 1950-10-23-1, a shell
  • Murex (Chicoreus) argo: Liverpool Museum (no #), a shell.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Chicoreus (Chicoreus) spectrum in the database

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