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Muricopsis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Muricidae
Phylum  Mollusca
Rank  Genus
Superfamily  Muricoidea
Scientific name  Muricopsis
Higher classification  Muricidae
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Lower classifications  Murexsul octogonus, Muricopsis rutila

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Muricopsis is a genus of small predatory sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, the rock snails.

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Species

According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), the following species with accepted names are included within the genus Muricopsis :

  • Muricopsis carnicolor Bozzetti, 2009
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) Bucquoy & Dautzenberg, 1882
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) annobonensis Houart & Rolán, 2001
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) caribbaea (Bartsch & Rehder, 1939)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) chiarae Bozzetti, 1991
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) cristata (Brocchi, 1814)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) delemarrei Houart, 2005
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) fusiformis (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) fusiformis fusiformis (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) fusiformis punctata Houart, 1990
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) ghisottii Cecalupo, Buzzurro & Mariani, 2008
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) gilbertharrisi (Weisbord, 1962)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) gofasi Houart, 1993
  • Muricopsis gorii Houart, 2012
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) haidari Houart, 2003
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) hernandezi Rolán & Gori, 2007
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) josei Vokes, 1994
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) marcusi Vokes, 1994
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) matildeae Rolán & Fernandes, 1991
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) mcleani Wiedrick, 2009
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) necocheana (Pilsbry, 1900)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) omanensis Smythe & Oliver, 1986
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) pauxilla (A. Adams, 1854)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) perexigua (Vokes, 1994)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) principensis Rolán & Fernandes, 1991
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) rutila (Reeve, 1846)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) seminolensis Vokes & Houart, 1986
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) suga (Fischer Piette, 1942)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) suga discissus Houart, 1990
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) suga suga (Fischer Piette, 1942)
  • Muricopsis (Muricopsis) testorii Houart & Gori, 2008
  • Muricopsis (Risomurex) Olsson & McGinty, 1958
  • Muricopsis (Risomurex) deformis (Reeve, 1846)
  • Muricopsis (Risomurex) rosea (Reeve, 1846)
  • Muricopsis (Risomurex) schrammi (Crosse, 1863)
  • Muricopsis (Risomurex) withrowi Vokes & Houart, 1986
  • Species brought into synonymy 
  • Muricopsis angolensis Odhner : synonym of Orania fusulus (Brocchi, 1814)
  • Muricopsis aradasii (Poirier, 1883) : synonym of Murexsul aradasii (Monterosato in Poirier, 1883)
  • Muricopsis blainvillei (Payraudeau, 1826) : synonym of Muricopsis (Muricopsis) cristatus (Brocchi, 1814)
  • Muricopsis diadema (Aradas & Benoit, 1876) : synonym of Murexsul aradasii (Monterosato in Poirier, 1883)
  • Muricopsis mariangelae Rolan & Fernandes, 1991 : synonym of Muricopsis (Muricopsis) rutilus mariangelae Rolan & Fernandes, 1991
  • Muricopsis medicago (Watson, 1897) : synonym of Murexsul aradasii (Monterosato in Poirier, 1883)
  • Muricopsis (Murexsul) ianlochi Houart, 1987: synonym of Murexsul ianlochi (Houart, 1987)
  • The Indo-Pacific Molluscan database also mentions the following species with names in current use (those not mentioned here can be found in the genera Murexsul, Favartia and Rolandiella)

  • Muricopsis ednae (M. Smith, 1940) : synonym of Murexsul interserratus (Sowerby, 1879)
  • Muricopsis espinosus (Hutton, 1886) : synonym of Murexsul espinosus Hutton, 1886
  • Muricopsis espinosus mariae (Finlay, 1930) : synonym of Murexsul mariae Finlay, 1930
  • Muricopsis oliverai Kosuge, 1984 : synonym of Poirieria (Flexopteron) oliverai (Kosuge, 1984)
  • Muricopsis oxytata (M. Smith, 1938) - hexagonal murex : synonym of Murexsul oxytatus (M. Smith, 1938)
  • Muricopsis planilirata (Reeve, 1845) : synonym of Murexsul planiliratus (Reeve, 1845)
  • References

    Muricopsis Wikipedia