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Siratus perelegans (Vokes, 1965)

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Chicoreus perelegans Vokes, 1965 (original combination)
Murex elegans G. B. Sowerby II, 1841 (invalid: junior homonym of Murex elegans Donovan, 1804; Chicoreus perelegans is a replacement name)
Not documented
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original description  (of Murex elegans G. B. Sowerby II, 1841) 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): 192, fig. 84 [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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