Purpura (gastropod)

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Purpura
Purpura conchologia iconica LA Reeve Pl II.jpg
Purpura bufo and 2 shells of Purpura persica (Lovell Augustus Reeve, 1843. Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Rapaninae
Genus: Purpura
Bruguière, 1789
Synonyms[1]

Purpura Martini, 1777

Purpura is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.[1]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Purpura include:

Species brought into synonymy 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Purpura Bruguière, 1789.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  2. ^ Purpura bufo Lamarck, 1822.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  3. ^ Purpura persica (Linnaeus, 1758).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  4. ^ Purpura hippocastanum Lamarck.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  5. ^ Purpura hystrix Linnaeus.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  6. ^ Purpura lapillus (Linnaeus, 1758).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  7. ^ Purpura mancinella (Linnaeus, 1758).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  8. ^ Purpura rudolphi Lamarck, 1822.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.

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