Muricodrupa fiscella

Muricodrupa fiscella
Muricodrupa fiscella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Ergalataxinae
Genus: Muricodrupa
Species: M. fiscella
Binomial name
Muricodrupa fiscella
(Gmelin, 1791)
  • Coralliophila confragosa H. & A. Adams, 1864
  • Drupa decussata (Reeve, 1845)
  • Drupa fiscella (Gmelin, 1791)
  • Murex decussatus Reeve, 1845
  • Murex fiscellum Gmelin, 1791 (basionym)
  • Murex funiculus Wood, 1828
  • Coralliophila confragosa Adams, H.G. & A. Adams, 1865
  • Cronia (Muricodrupa) funiculus (Wood, 1828)
  • Morula (Morula) triangulata Pease, W.H., 1868
  • Murex iostoma Sowerby, 1834
  • Murex moriformis Lesson, 1844
  • Murex muricoides Hombron, J.B. & C.H. Jacquinot, 1854
  • Murex ricinuloides Quoy & Gaimard, 1833
  • Muricodrupa stellaris Hombron, J.B. & C.H. Jacquinot in Rousseau, 1854
  • Purpura muricoides Hombron & Jacquinot in Rousseau, 1854
  • Purpura nympha Duclos, 1832
  • Purpura pothuani Eydoux & Souleyet, 1852
  • Purpura stellaris Hombron & Jacquinot in Rousseau, 1854
  • Ricinula decussata (Reeve, 1845)
  • Sistrum triangulatum Pease, 1868

Muricodrupa fiscella, common name : the little basket drupe, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.[1]



The shell size varies between 14 mm and 40 mm


This species occurs in the Red Sea, along Réunion and in the Indo-West Pacific.


  1. ^ a b Muricodrupa fiscella (Gmelin, 1791).  Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 18 November 2010.
  • Dautzenberg, P. (1923). Liste preliminaire des mollusques marins de Madagascar et description de deux especes nouvelles. Journal de Conchyliologie 68: 21-74

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