Species under Chicoreus
n= 57
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chicoreus aculeatus
(Lamarck, 1822)
Pendant murex Indo-West Pacific
Chicoreus akritos
Radwin & D’Attilio, 1976
Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus alabaster
(Reeve, 1845)
Western Pacific 22
Chicoreus artemis
Radwin & D'Attilio, 1976
Western Central Pacific 6
Chicoreus asianus
Kuroda, 1942
Northwest Pacific
Chicoreus axicornis
(Lamarck, 1822)
Axicornis murex Indo-West Pacific
Chicoreus banksii
(Sowerby, 1841)
Bank's murex Indo-West Pacific
Chicoreus beauii
(Fischer & Bernardi, 1857)
Beau's murex Western Atlantic 12
Chicoreus brevifrons
(Lamarck, 1822)
West Indian murex Northwest Pacific and Western Atlantic 15.5
Chicoreus brunneus
(Link, 1807)
Adusta murex Indo-Pacific 11.5
Chicoreus bullisi
Vokes, 1974
Western Atlantic 6.5
Chicoreus bundharmai
Houart, 1992
Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus cailleti
(Petit de la Saussaye, 1856)
Western Atlantic 6.2
Chicoreus capucinus
(Lamarck, 1822)
Mangrove murex Western Central Pacific 9
Chicoreus celinamarumai
(Kosuge, 1980)
Western Central Pacific 4
Chicoreus cervicornis
(Lamarck, 1822)
Eastern Indian Ocean
Chicoreus cnissodus
(Euthyme, 1889)
Western Pacific 7.5
Chicoreus consuela
(Verrill, 1950)
Consuela's murex Western Atlantic 7.9
Chicoreus cosmani
Abbott & Finlay, 1979
Western Atlantic 7.9
Chicoreus dilectus
(Adams, 1855)
Lace murex Western Central Atlantic 5.5
Chicoreus dodongi
Houart, 1990
Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus dunni
Petuch, 1987
Western Atlantic 3.6
Chicoreus florifer
(Reeve, 1846)
Western Central Atlantic 8.4
Chicoreus formosus
(Sowerby, 1841)
Western Atlantic 8
Chicoreus franchii
Cossignani, 2005
Western Atlantic 10.62
Chicoreus insularum
(Pilsbry, 1921)
Burnt murex Eastern Central Pacific
Chicoreus laciniatus
(Sowerby II, 1841)
Western Central Pacific 6.5
Chicoreus laqueatus
(Sowerby II, 1841)
Eastern Central Pacific
Chicoreus maurus
(Broderip, 1833)
Eastern Central Pacific
Chicoreus mergus
Vokes, 1974
Western Central Atlantic 5.7
Chicoreus microphyllus
(Lamarck, 1816)
Curly murex Indo-West Pacific
Chicoreus mocki
Beals, 1977
Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus nobilis
Shikama, 1977
Noble murex Indo-West Pacific 6
Chicoreus onchidiflorus
Shikama, 1973
Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus orchidiflorus
(Shikama, 1973)
Central Pacific
Chicoreus orchidoflorus
Houart, 1992
Indo-West Pacific
Chicoreus ordidilorus
(Shikama, 1973)
Western Central Pacific 4
Chicoreus palmarosae
(Lamarck, 1822)
Rose-branch murex Indo-West Pacific
Chicoreus penchinati
(Crosse, 1861)
Western Central Pacific 4.5
Chicoreus pomum
(Gmelin, 1791)
Apple murex Western Atlantic 13.3
Chicoreus ramosus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Ramose murex Indo-Pacific 33
Chicoreus rosarius
(Perry, 1811)
Western Central Pacific 12.5
Chicoreus rossiteri
(Crosse, 1861)
Rossiter's murex Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus rubescens
(Broderip, 1833)
Eastern Central Pacific
Chicoreus rubiginosus
(Reeve, 1845)
Western Central Pacific 10
Chicoreus saltatrix
Kuroda, 1964
Western Central Pacific 7
Chicoreus saulii
(Sowerby, 1841)
Indo-West Pacific
Chicoreus spectrum
(Reeve, 1846)
Ghost murex Western Atlantic 12
Chicoreus strigatus
(Reeve, 1849)
Pacific Ocean
Chicoreus superbus
(Sowerby III, 1889)
Western Central Pacific 7.5
Chicoreus territus
(Reeve, 1845)
Territory murex Western Central Pacific
Chicoreus thomasi
(Crosse, 1872)
Eastern Central Pacific
Chicoreus torrefactus
(Sowerby, 1841)
Fireband murex Indo-West Pacific 14
Chicoreus trigonulus
(Lamarck, 1816)
Western Central Pacific 6
Chicoreus triquetra
(Born, 1778)
Triquetra murex Western Central Pacific 7
Chicoreus venustulus
Rehder & Wilson, 1975
Western Central Pacific 6
Chicoreus vokesae
Macsotay & Campos, 2001
Western Atlantic 10.26
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