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Vokesimurex elenensis (Dall, 1909)

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Haustellum elenensis [sic] (incorrect gender ending)
Murex elenensis Dall, 1909 (original combination)
Murex plicatus G. B. Sowerby II, 1834 (invalid: junior homonym of Murex plicatus Gmelin, 1791; M. elenensis is a replacement name)
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Vokesimurex elenensis (Dall, 1909). Accessed at: on 2021-04-15
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original description  (of Murex plicatus G. B. Sowerby II, 1834) Sowerby, G. B., I; Sowerby, G. B., II. (1832-1841). The conchological illustrations or, Coloured figures of all the hitherto unfigured recent shells. London, privately published., available online at
page(s): 58, fig. 6 [details]   

basis of record Merle D., Garrigues B. & Pointier J.-P. (2011) <i>Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the world. Part Muricinae.</i> Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 648 pp. [details]   

redescription Houart R. (2014). Living Muricidae of the world. Muricinae. Murex, Promurex, Haustellum, Bolinus, Vokesimurex and Siratus. <em>Harxheim: ConchBooks.</em> 197 pp. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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