Hexaplex princeps

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Hexaplex (Trunculariopsis) princeps
Hexaplex princeps.jpg
Shell of Hexaplex princeps (Broderip, 1833), and operculum, measuring 106.8 mm in height, collected at low tide on Perlas Island, in Panama.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Muricinae
Genus: Hexaplex
Subgenus: Trunculariopsis
Species: H. princeps
Trinomial name
Hexaplex (Trunculariopsis) princeps
(Broderip, 1833)

Murex nitidus Broderip, 1833
Murex princeps Broderip, 1833

Hexaplex princeps is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.[1]




  1. ^ a b Hexaplex princeps (Broderip, 1833).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 24 April 2010.

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