Several names share this combination and are defined under the rules of the zoological code. The species name Murex octogonus might be an homonymy case.

Murex octogonus Quoy & Gaimard, 1833

Zoology

Bibliographic references

, - Mollusques. Zoologie. In Voyage de découvertes de l'Astrolabe, exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d'Urville, vol. 2(2), p. 321-686
 
, . - Révision des Murex. Nouvelles Archives du Muséum d'Histoire naturelle 5: 13-128, sér. série 2
 

Type locality

Nouvelle-Zélande, Baie des iles

Name-bearing type

SYNTYPE(S) MNHN-IM-2000-154

Taxonomy

Mollusca 1
Gastropoda 1
Muricidae 1
Murex 1

Specimens registered in collections

Collection Number of specimens (or sets)
Molluscs (IM) 1

Murexsul octogonus (QUOY & GAIMARD, 1833)

Zoology

Bibliographic references

, - The spiral cords and the internal denticles of the outer lip in the Muricidae: terminology and methodological comments. Novapex, t. 2 , vol. 3, p. 69-91
 
, - The spiral cords of the Muricidae (Gastropoda, Neogastropoda): importance of ontogenetic and topological correspondances for delineating structural homologies. Lethaea, t. 38, p. 367-379
 

Types and valuable specimens

FIGURÉ MNHN.F.R63521

Taxonomy

Mollusca 1
Gastropoda 1
Muricidae 1
Murex 1

Specimens registered in collections

Collection Number of specimens (or sets)
Molluscs (IM) 1