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Vaughtia babingtoni (G. B. Sowerby III, 1892)

404067  (

Murex (Ocinebra) babingtoni G. B. Sowerby III, 1892 · unaccepted (misspelling of subgenus)
Murex babingtoni G. B. Sowerby III, 1892 · unaccepted (original combination)
Tritonalia aedicularum Barnard, 1969 · unaccepted (synonym)
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Vaughtia babingtoni (G. B. Sowerby III, 1892). Accessed at: on 2024-03-02
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original description  (of Tritonalia semidisjuncta W. H. Turton, 1932) Turton, W. H. (1932). The marine shells of Port Alfred S. Africa. Humphrey Milford, London. pp. i-xvi, 1-331, pls 1-70. [published 22 Dec. 1932].
page(s): 76, pl. 18, sp. 551. [details]   

original description  (of Tritonalia aedicularum Barnard, 1969) Barnard, K.H. (1969) Contributions to the knowledge of South African marine Mollusca. Part VI. Supplement. <i>Annals of the South African Museum</i>, 47: 595–661, 2 pls., available online at
page(s): 640, fig. 18e. [details]   

original description  (of Murex (Ocenebra) babingtoni G. B. Sowerby III, 1892) Sowerby, G. B. III. (1892). <i>Marine shells of South Africa. A catalogue of all the known species with references to figures in various works, descriptions of new species, and figures of such as are new, little known, or hitherto unfigured</i>, London: G. B. Sowerby. 89 pp., 5 pls. , available online at
page(s): 2, pl. 1, fig. 1. [details]   

basis of record Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector's Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 88 [details]   

additional source Lussi M. (2012) Description of three new species of <i>Vaughtia</i> from off the Eastern Cape, South Africa with a revision of the genus (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia: Muricidae) from Southern Madagascar. <i>Malacologia Mostra Mondiale</i> 76: 5-13. [July 2012] [details]   

identification resource Houart, R.; Kilburn, R. N. & Marais, A. P. (2010). Muricidae. pp. 176-270, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), <i>Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa</i>. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp.  [details]   
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