Murithais Grant & Gale, 1931 (invalid: junior objective synonym of Trunculariopsis Cossmann, 1921)
Purpura RÃ¶ding, 1798 (invalid: junior homonym of Purpura BruguiÃ¨re, 1789)
TrunculariaMonterosato, 1917 (invalid: junior homonym of Truncularia Wiegmann, 1832 Bryozoa; Trunculariopsis is a replacement name)
type_species = Hexaplex cichoreum (Gmelin, 1791) Hexaplex is a genus of medium-sized to large sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Muricidae, the murex shells or rock snails.Houart, R.; Gofas, S. (2010). Hexaplex Perry, 1810. In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138194 on 2010-11-01 This genus is known in the fossil record from the Paleocene to the Quaternary period (age range: from 61.7 to 0.012 million years ago.). Fossil shells within this genus have been found all over the world.Fossilworks
This genus includes shells in the family Muricidae that are solid and globose. They contain five to eight varices that are more or less foliaceous.
â€ Hexaplex (Trunculariopsis) campanii De Stefani and Pantanelli 1878
â€ Hexaplex (Trunculariopsis) rudis Borson 1821
â€ Hexaplex hertweckorum Petuch 1988
Radwin G. E. & D'Attilio A. (1986) Murex shells of the world. An illustrated guide to the Muricidae. Stanford Univ. Press, Stanford, x + pp. 1â€“284 incl 192 figs. + 32 pls.
Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180â€“213
Merle D., Garrigues B. & Pointier J.-P. (2011) Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the world. Part Muricinae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 648 pp.
Category:Muricidae Category:Extant Selandian first appearances