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

Ocinebrina edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

OcinebrinaJousseaume, 1880accepted genus name
Ocenebra (Ocinebrina) synonym

Species group names

Purpura edwardsii Payraudeau, 1826 basionym
Murex edwardsi [sic] orthographic variant
Ocinebrina edwardsi [sic] orthographic variant
Amyclina compacta Nordsieck, 1968 synonym
Fusus subaciculatus Brugnone, 1876 synonym
Murex edwardsi [sic] synonym
Murex edwardsi f. vimus de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Murex edwardsi var. capolus de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Murex edwardsi var. perigmus de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Murex edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826) synonym
Murex edwardsii var. cassidula Monterosato, 1880 synonym
Murex edwardsii var. perila de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Murex edwardsii var. viridis Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1882 synonym
Murex scopulorum Segre, 1954 synonym
Muricopsis affinis Settepassi, 1977 synonym
Muricopsis apiculata Dautzenberg, 1917 synonym
Ocinebra requieni Locard, 1899 synonym
Ocinebrina edwardsi [sic] synonym
Ocinebrina edwardsii var. ventricosa Bellini, 1929 synonym
Ocinebrina ruderata Settepassi, 1977 synonym
Ocinebrina scaloropsis Settepassi, 1977 synonym
Purpura edwardsii Payraudeau, 1826 synonym


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

additional source

Barco A., Houart R., Bonomolo G., Crocetta F. & Oliverio M. (2013) Molecular data reveal cryptic lineages within the northeastern Atlantic and Mediterranean small mussel drills of the Ocinebrina edwardsii complex (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Muricidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society





External Links

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Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection


Bouchet, P.; Houart, R.; Gofas, S. (2014). Ocinebrina edwardsii (Payraudeau, 1826). 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:140408




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