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Chicoreus ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758)Species Images
Washed up near the Bay of Islands
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Taxonomy: Chicoreus ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Classification:
Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricoidea (Superfamily) > Muricidae (Family) > Muricinae (Subfamily) > Chicoreus (Genus) > ramosus (Species)
Family: Subfamily:
MURICIDAE: MURICINAE
Synonymised Names:
=Chicoreus (Chicoreus) ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted, alternate representation
=Murex fortispinna François, 1891
=Murex frondosus sensu Martini Mörch, 1852
=Murex inflatus Lamarck, 1822
=Murex ramosus Linnaeus, 1758
=Purpura fusiformis Röding, 1798
=Purpura incarnata Röding, 1758
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Details: Chicoreus ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Distribution:
Tropical Indo-Pacific. Occasional records from Tauranga and Takou Bay, Northland
Geographical Range:
A
Notes:
Marine
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Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approximation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
Fw =
Freshwater
L =
Land
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil