Drupella

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Drupella
Drupella cornus 001.jpg
Drupella cornus
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Drupella

Thiele, 1925
Type species
Drupa cornus Röding, 1798

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

This genus was placed in the family Muricidae by Drivas & Jay, 1988 [2] and by Richmond, 1997 [3]

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Drupella include:

Species brought into synonymy 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Drupella Thiele, 1925. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 18 December 2010.
  2. ^ Drivas, J. & Jay, M., 1988. Shells from Reunion. XVIII Fam. Cardiidae . Conchiglia, 19(232-233):16-17
  3. ^ Richmond M.D.(editor), 1997, A Guide to the Seashores of Eastern Africa and Western Indian Ocean Islands; Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC
  4. ^ Drupella cornus (Röding, 1798). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  5. ^ Drupella eburnea (Küster, 1862). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  6. ^ Drupella fragum (Blainville, 1832). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  7. ^ Drupella minuta Fujioka, 1984. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  8. ^ Drupella rugosa (Born, 1778). Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  9. ^ Drupella cariosa Wood. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  10. ^ Drupella ochrostoma Tryon. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 25 April 2010.
  • Taylor, J.D. (1973). Provisional list of the mollusca of Aldabra Atoll

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