Dermomurex infrons

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Dermomurex infrons
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Muricinae
Genus: Dermomurex
Subgenus: Takia
Species: D. infrons
Binomial name
Dermomurex infrons
Vokes, 1974
  • Dermomurex (Takia) infrons Vokes, 1974
  • Murex inermis Sowerby, 1841 (Invalid: junior homonym of Murex inermis Philippi, 1836; Dermomurex infrons is a replacement name)
  • Trophonopsis inermis sensu Kuroda & Habe, 1952

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


The length of the shell varies between 19 mm and 47 mm.


This marine species occurs off Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia and New Caledonia.


  1. ^ a b Dermomurex infrons Vokes, 1974.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 November 2012.
  • Petit R.E. (2009) George Brettingham Sowerby, I, II & III: their conchological publications and molluscan taxa. Zootaxa 2189: 1–218.
  • Merle D., Garrigues B. & Pointier J.-P. (2011) Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the world. Part Muricinae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 648 pp. page(s): 220

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