Ocinebrina edwardsii

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Ocinebrina edwardsii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Ocenebrinae
Genus: Ocinebrina
Species: O. edwardsii
Binomial name
Ocinebrina edwardsii
(Payraudeau, 1826)
Synonyms[1]
  • Murex acanthophora Monterosato, T.A. de M. di, 1875
  • Murex baetica Reeve, 1845
  • Murex edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826)
  • Murex edwardsi var. viridis Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882
  • Murex lassaignei Deshayes, 1836
  • Murex pumilus Kuster, 1869
  • Murex semiclausus Kuster, 1869
  • Muricopsis edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826)
  • Ocenebra requieni Locard, 1899
  • Ocinebrina cyclopus Benoit in Monterosato, 1884
  • Ocinebrina edwardsii var. apiculata Pallary in Dautzenberg, 1917
  • Ocinebrina edwardsii var. cassidula Monterosato, 1884
  • Ocinebrina edwardsii var. elongata Setepassi, 1977
  • Ocinebrina edwardsii var. ventricosa Bellini, 1929
  • Ocinebrina nicolai var. maculata Pallary, 1900
  • Purpura edwardsii Payraudeau, 1826
  • Purpura edwardsii var. alpaus de Gregorio, 1885
  • Purpura edwardsii var. capolus de Gregorio, 1885
  • Purpura edwardsii var. perigmus de Gregorio, 1885
  • Purpura edwardsii var. perilus de Gregorio, 1885

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

Taxonomy[edit]

The following vatieties have been brought into synonymy :

  • Ocinebrina edwardsi var. albina Pallary, 1906 : synonym of Ocinebrina hispidula (Pallary, 1904)
  • Ocinebrina edwardsi var. cincta Pallary, 1906 : synonym of Ocinebrina hispidula (Pallary, 1904)
  • Ocinebrina edwardsi var. fasciatus Settepassi, 1977 : synonym of Ocinebrina hybrida (Aradas & Benoit, 1876)
  • Ocinebrina edwardsi var. hispidula Pallary, 1904 : synonym of Ocinebrina hispidula (Pallary, 1904)
  • Ocinebrina edwardsi var. mutica Pallary, 1906 : synonym of Ocinebrina hispidula (Pallary, 1904)
  • Ocinebrina edwardsii var. apiculata Pallary in Dautzenberg, 1917 : synonym of Ocinebrina edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826)
  • Ocinebrina edwardsii var. cassidula Monterosato, 1884 : synonym of Ocinebrina edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826)
  • Ocinebrina edwardsii var. elongata Setepassi, 1977: synonym of Ocinebrina edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826)
  • Ocinebrina edwardsii var. ventricosa Bellini, 1929 : synonym of Ocinebrina edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826)

Description[edit]

The shell size varies between 12 mm and 20 mm

Distribution[edit]

This species is distributed in European waters and in the Mediterranean Sea along Greece and Apulia, Italy; in the Atlantic Ocean along West Africa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ocinebrina edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 21 December 2010.
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213

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