Prickly trophon or prickly spindle shell, Trophonopsis muricata

Description
Shell from George Montagu’s collection (syntype).

Montagu described this specimens as Murex muricatus in Montagu G 1803. Testacea Britannica. Part 1, p.262, Tab. 9 fig 2.

For more information see Oliver, P.G. et al. Type specimens of Mollusca described by Col. George Montagu in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter and The Natural History Museum, London. Zoosystematics and Evolution 2018. This paper is open access.
Accession Loan No.
Moll4266
Simple Name
mollusc: shell
Full Name
MURICIDAE: Trophonopsis muricata (Montagu, 1803): prickly trophon or prickly spindle shell
Collector / Excavator
Montagu, George ex coll.
Collection Country
United Kingdom
Common Name
prickly trophon or prickly spindle shell, Trophonopsis muricata
Family
MURICIDAE
Genus
Trophonopsis
Species
muricata
Phylum
MOLLUSCA
Collection Class
Molluscs
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Created At
2017-11-29 13:34:47
Updated At
2017-11-29 13:34:47

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