Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Caenogastropoda > Order Neogastropoda > Superfamily Muricoidea > Family Muricidae > Subfamily Muricopsinae > Genus Muricopsis

Muricopsis cristata (Brocchi, 1814)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MuricopsisBucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882accepted genus name
Muricopsis (Muricopsis) Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882 synonym

Species group names

Murex cristatus Brocchi, 1814 basionym
Murex blainvillei [sic] orthographic variant
Muricidea blainvillei [sic] orthographic variant
Muricopsis blainvillei [sic] orthographic variant
Ocinebra blainvillei [sic] orthographic variant
Ocinebrina blainvillei [sic] orthographic variant
Murex blainvillei [sic] synonym
Murex blainvillei var. minor Praus, 1906 synonym
Murex blainvillii Payraudeau, 1826 synonym
Murex cataphractus G. B. Sowerby II, 1834 synonym
Murex cinosurus Chiereghini in Nardo, 1847 synonym
Murex cristatus Brocchi, 1814 synonym
Murex cristatus var. ampa de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Murex cristatus var. berdica de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Murex cristatus var. expallescens Tapparone-Canefri, 1869 synonym
Murex cristatus var. inermis Philippi, 1836 synonym
Murex dentatus Anton, 1838 synonym
Murex pliciferus Bivona-Bernardi, 1832 synonym
Murex porrectus Locard, 1886 synonym
Murex pustulatus Locard, 1899 synonym
Murex rudis Risso, 1826 synonym
Murex subspinosus A. Adams, 1854 synonym
Muricidea blainvillei [sic] synonym
Muricidea blainvillei var. trophoniformis Weinkauff, 1868 synonym
Muricidea polliaeformis Weinkauff, 1868 synonym
Muricopsis (Muricopsis) cristata (Brocchi, 1814) synonym; alternate representation
Muricopsis atra Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Muricopsis blainvillei [sic] synonym
Muricopsis blainvillei var. hispida Coen, 1933 synonym
Muricopsis blainvillei var. horrida Coen, 1933 synonym
Muricopsis blainvillei var. oblonga Stalio in Coen, 1933 synonym
Muricopsis blainvillei var. rosea Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882 synonym
Muricopsis blainvillei var. spinulata Coen, 1937 synonym
Muricopsis blainvillei var. spinulosa Coen, 1933 synonym
Muricopsis blainvillei var. violacea Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882 synonym
Muricopsis blainvillii (Payraudeau, 1826) synonym
Muricopsis blainvillii var. spinulosa Stalio in Coen, 1933 synonym
Muricopsis cristatus (Brocchi, 1814) synonym
Muricopsis glutinosa Palazzi & Villari, 2001 synonym
Muricopsis inermis (Philippi, 1836) synonym
Muricopsis inermis trifasciata Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Muricopsis spinulosa Stalio in Coen, 1933 synonym
Muricopsis spinulosa obsoleta Nordsieck, 1972 synonym
Ocinebra blainvillei [sic] synonym
Ocinebra blainvillei var. elongata Locard & Caziot, 1900 synonym
Ocinebra blainvillei var. ventricosa Locard & Caziot, 1900 synonym
Ocinebrina blainvillei [sic] synonym
Ocinebrina blainvillei var. hirsuta Pallary, 1904 synonym
Ocinebrina blainvillii (Payraudeau, 1826) synonym
Pollia coccinea Monterosato, 1884 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Greek: Ρεπάνι


basis of record

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





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)
GenBank (5 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Muricopsis cristata. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140401




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