Murex aduncospinosus

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Murex aduncospinosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Genus: Murex
Species: M. aduncospinosus
Binomial name
Murex aduncospinosus
Sowerby, 1841

Murex ternispina var. aduncospinosus (Beck MS) Sowerby, 1841

Murex aduncospinosus, also known as the Short-spined murex, is a species of large predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the rock snails or murex snails.[1]


  1. ^ Houart, R. (2009). Murex aduncospinosus Sowerby, 1841. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2010-05-18