Rose Murex

(F. C. Baker, 1897)

Vokesimurex rubidus

Class:

Order:

Family:

Gastropoda

Neogastropoda

Muricidae

Muricidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 188794

Shell Information

Length (mm): 38

Dextral

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Brazil

0 to 105 meters

Diet:

Carnivore

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Vokesimurex rubidus (F. C. Baker, 1897). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=405227 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.