Favartia vittata

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Favartia (Favartia) vittata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Muricopsinae
Genus: Favartia
Subgenus: Favartia
Species: F. vittata
Binomial name
Favartia (Favartia) vittata
(Broderip, 1833)
  • Murex lepidus Reeve, 1845
  • Murex vittata Broderip, 1833
  • Murex vittatus Broderip, 1833
  • Murexiella (Murexiella) vittata (Broderip, W.J., 1833)

Favartia (Favartia) vittata is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.[1]


The shell size varies between 15 mm and 35 mm


This species is distributed in the Gulf of California, (W Mexico) and in the Pacific Ocean along Peru and Galápagos


  1. ^ a b Favartia (Favartia) vittata (Broderip, 1833).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 22 December 2010.

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