Nucella lamellosa

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Nucella lamellosa
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Ocenebrinae
Genus: Nucella
Species: N. lamellosa
Binomial name
Nucella lamellosa
(Gmelin, 1791)
Synonyms[1]

Buccinum lamellosa Gmelin, 1791
Murex crispata Holton, 1802
Murex ferrugineus Eschscholtz, 1829
Murex lactuca Eschscholtz, 1829
Polyplex rugosus Perry, 1811
Purpura plicatus Martens, 1872
Purpura septentrionalis Reeve, 1846
Sistrum ferrugineus (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Thais cymica Dall, 1915
Thais franciscana Dall, 1915
Thais hormica Dall, 1915
Thais neptunea Dall, 1915
Thais sitkana Dall, 1915

Nucella lamellosa is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.[1]

Description[edit]

Distribution[edit]

The range of this species extends from the Aleutian Islands south to central California.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nucella lamellosa (Gmelin, 1791).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 24 April 2010.

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