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Malacolog Version 4.1.1

A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Muricoidea: Muricinae

Vokesimurex rubidus (F. C. Baker, 1897)

Range: 34°N to 3°S; 93.62°W to 41°W
Depth: 0 to 105 m (live 22 to 55 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 50  mm


Murex cracherodi Sowerby II, 1879
Murex rubidus F. C. Baker, 1897
Haustellum rubidus (F. C. Baker, 1897) 
Murex marcoensis Sowerby III, 1900
Murex citrinus M. Smith, 1940
Murex delicatus M. Smith, 1940
Murex panamicus Petuch, 1990


Murex rubidus F. C. Baker, 1897,
[Basis of the current name]
Attributed to: Dall
Range: 34°N to 3°S; 93.62°W to 41°W
Depth: 0 to 105 m (live 22 to 55 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 50 mm
Distribution: USA: North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Louisiana; Mexico: Campeche State, Yucatan State; Honduras, Panama, Venezuela: Islas Los Roques; Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Brazil: Amapa, Maranhao, Ceara
References: Springer & Bullis (1956) W; Porter (1974) N; Petuch (1994) c
Combining Genera:  Haustellum

Murex recurvirostris citrinus M. Smith, 1940, p. 45
Type Locality: Off Key Largo, Florida
Range: 25°N ; 80.5°W
Maximum Reported Size: 28.5 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: Florida Keys
References: M. Smith (1940) NSEWM; Clench & Pérez Farfante (1945) s

Murex cracherodi Sowerby II, 1879, p. 5, not figured
[Not available]
Type Locality: Gulf of Mexico
References: E. H. Vokes (1971) s
Comments: Name introduced as a probable synonym of Murex bellus Reeve.

Murex recurvirostris delicatus M. Smith, 1940, p. 45
Type Locality: Lake Worth, Florida
Range: 26.6°N ; 82°W to 80°W
Maximum Reported Size: 30 mm
Distribution: USA: Florida: East Florida; Gulf of Mexico
References: M. Smith (1940) NEWM; Clench & Pérez Farfante (1945) s

Murex marcoensis Sowerby III, 1900, 
References: Clench & Pérez Farfante (1945) s

Murex rubidus panamicus Petuch, 1990, p. 62, fig. 8
Type Locality: Off Portobelo, Panama
Range: 9.5°N ; 79.7°W
Depth: 50 m
Maximum Reported Size: 27 mm
Distribution: Panama
References: Petuch (1990) DdNSEWM; Petuch (1994); Houart (1994) s

Partial List of References

Petuch, E. J. 1990. A new molluscan faunule from the Caribbean coast of Panama Nautilus 104 57-70. [Stated date: 06 Sep 1990.]
Smith, M. 1940. New Recent and fossil molluscs from Florida Nautilus 54 44-46, pl. 2. [Stated date: -- Oct 1940.]
Sowerby, G. B., II. 1879. Monograph of the genus Murex, Linnaeus Thesaurus Conchyliorum 4 1-55, pls. 380-403

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