Phyllonotus globosus

Phyllonotus globosus
Phyllonotus globosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Caenogastropoda
clade Hypsogastropoda
clade Neogastropoda
Superfamily: Muricoidea
Family: Muricidae
Subfamily: Muricinae
Genus: Phyllonotus
Species: P. globosus
Binomial name
Phyllonotus globosus
Emmons, 1858
  • Chicoreus (Phyllonotus) globosus (Emmons, 1858)
  • Chicoreus globosus (Emmons, 1858)
  • Murex globosus Emmons, 1858

Phyllonotus globosus , common name : the Globular Apple Murex, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.[1]



The size of an adult shell varies between 70 mm and 110 mm.


This species is found in the Caribbean Sea off Venezuela.


  1. ^ a b Phyllonotus globosus Emmons, 1858.  Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at  on 23 June 2011.
  • Merle D., Garrigues B. & Pointier J.-P. (2011) Fossil and Recent Muricidae of the world. Part Muricinae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 648 pp. page(s): 116

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