Plicopurpura patula

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Plicopurpura patula
Purpura patula conchologia iconica LA Reeve Pl I.jpg
Illustration of a shell of Plicopurpura patula from Lovell Augustus Reeve, 1843, Conchologia iconica, or, Illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Rapaninae
Genus: Plicopurpura
Species: P. patula
Binomial name
Plicopurpura patula
Synonyms[1]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Plicopurpura patula (Linnaeus, 1758).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 24 April 2010.

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