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Haustrum lacunosum
Haustrum lacunosum (MNHN-IM-2000-1620).jpeg
Shell of Haustrum lacunosum (paralectotype at MNHN, Paris)
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
(unranked):
clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily:
Muricoidea
Family:
Muricidae
Subfamily:
Haustrinae
Genus:
Haustrum
Species:
H. lacunosum
Binomial name
Haustrum lacunosum
(Bruguière, 1789)
Synonyms
  • Buccinum bicostatum Bruguière, 1789
  • Buccinum lacunosa Bruguière, 1789
  • Lepsithais lacunosa (Bruguière, 1789)
  • Lepsithais youngi Finlay, 1928
  • Polytropa squamata Hutton, 1878
  • Purpura rupestris Valenciennes, 1846
  • Purpura striatum sensu Martyn Deshayes, 1844

Haustrum lacunosum is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.

Description

The length of the shell varies between 20 mm and 53 mm.


Distribution

This marine species occurs off New Zealand.

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