Indothais lacera

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Indothais lacera
Indothais lacera 01.JPG
Indothais lacera shell
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Rapaninae
Genus: Indothais
Subgenus: Thaisella
Species: I. lacera
Binomial name
Indothais lacera
(Born, 1778)
Synonyms[1]
  • Thais lacera (Born, 1778)
  • Cymia carinifera (Lamarck, 1822)
  • Mancinella mutabilis Link, 1807
  • Murex lacera Born, 1778
  • Purpura carinata Schubert & Wagner, 1829
  • Purpura carinifera Lamarck, 1822
  • Purpura scalaris Schubert & Wagner, 1829
  • Purpura umbilicata Jenkins, 1864
  • Thais carinifera
  • Thais (Thaisella) lacera (Born, 1778) (alternate representation)
  • Thais lacerus (Von Born, 1778)
  • Thais (Thais) mutabilis Link, H.F., 1807

Indothais lacera is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.

Description[edit]

The size of an adult shell varies between 30 mm and 57 mm.

Distribution[edit]

This species is distributed in the Indian Ocean along South Africa, in the Red Sea, in the Mediterranean Sea and in the Pacific Ocean along Southeast Asia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2013). Indothais lacera (Born, 1778). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=714477 on 2018-01-11
  • ine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp
  • Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180–213
  • Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Annu. Rev. 43: 419-453

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