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WLA hmns Naquetia annandalei 2.jpg
A shell of Naquetia barclayi, anterior end towards the bottom of the page
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Muricinae
Genus: Naquetia
Jousseaume, 1880 [1]

Chicoreus (Naquetia) Jousseaume, 1880

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


Species within the genus Naquetia include:

Species brought into synonymy 


  1. ^ a b Houart, R. (2010). Naquetia Jousseaume, 1880. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2010-12-22