Timbellus richeri

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Timbellus richeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Muricinae
Genus: Timbellus
Species: T. richeri
Binomial name
Timbellus richeri
(Houart, 1986)

Pterynotus richeri Houart, 1987 (basionym)

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


The shell grows to a length of 30 mm.


This marine species is found in the Coral Sea and along New Caledonia.


  1. ^ a b Timbellus richeri (Houart, 1986).  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 13 April 2011.
  • Merle D., Garrigues B. & Pointier J.-P. (2011) Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the world. Part Muricinae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 648 pp. page(s): 133

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