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Bouchet & Rocroi (2005): DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • SubregnumEumetazoa • CladusBilateria • SuperphylumProtostomia • PhylumMollusca • ClassisGastropoda • CladusCaenogastropoda • CladusHypsogastropoda • CladusNeogastropoda • SuperfamiliaMuricoidea • FamiliaMuricidae • GenusBolinus • SpeciesBolinus brandaris (Linné, 1758)


Bolinus brandaris (Linné, 1758)

Deutsch: Herkuleskeule; Länge 7,5 cm; Herkunft: Mittelmeer, Küste bei Montpellier, Frankreich.
English: Purple Dye Murex; Length 7.5 cm; Originating from the Mediterranean, Coast near Montpellier, France; Shell of own collection, therefore not geocoded.
Dorsal, lateral (right side), ventral, back, and front view.
Français : Un Murex à pourpre. Échantillon récolté en Méditerranée près de Montpellier, en France. Longueur : 7,5 cm. De gauche à droite et de haut en bas : Vues dorsale, latérale (droite), ventrale, arrière et avant.
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Author H. Zell

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