Chicoreus cervicornis

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Chicoreus cervicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Muricinae
Genus: Chicoreus
Subgenus: Triplex
Species: C. cervicornis
Binomial name
Chicoreus cervicornis
(Lamarck, 1822)

Murex cervicornis Lamarck, 1822

The two forked murex (Chicoreus cervicornis) also known as the deer antler murex is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.[1]


Shell size 4-7cm (40-75mm)


North Australia to West New Guinea


  1. ^ a b Chicoreus cervicornis (Lamarck, 1822).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 24 April 2010.

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