Hirtomurex

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Hirtomurex
Three views of a shell of Hirtomurex teramachii, with the operculum in place
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Coralliophilinae
Genus: Hirtomurex
Coen, 1922[1]
Type species
Fusus lamellosus Philippi, 1836

Hirtomurex is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the subfamily Coralliophilinae, the coral snails, within the family Muricidae, the murex snails and rock snails.[2]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Hirtomurex include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coen (1922). Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat., Milano 61(1): 69.
  2. ^ Hirtomurex Coen, 1922.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 10 July 2011.
  3. ^ Hirtomurex marshalli Oliverio, 2008.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  4. ^ Hirtomurex tangaroa Marshall & Oliverio, 2009.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  5. ^ Hirtomurex taranui Marshall & Oliverio, 2009.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.

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