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)
Synonyms[1]
  • 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]

Description[edit]

The shell size varies between 15 mm and 35 mm

Distribution[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

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