Cabrit Murex

(Bernardi, 1859)

Vokesimurex cabritii

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Muricidae

Muricidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 234357

Shell Information

Length (mm): 76

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Nicaragua

13 to 140 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine; Moderately deep water

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Vokesimurex cabritii (Bernardi, 1859). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=405198 on 2021-06-23

Morris, P. A. (1987). A field guide to shells: Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West Indies (3rd ed.). Houghton Mifflin.

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. Garc?a. 29. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579?699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico?Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas.