Species under Purpura
n= 5
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Purpura aperta
Blainville, 1832
Eastern Central Pacific
Purpura dubia
Kurtz, 1860
Western Atlantic
Purpura panama
(Röding, 1798)
Rudolph's purpura Indo-West Pacific 9
Purpura patula
(Linnaeus, 1758)
open-mouthed purple Southeast Pacific and Western Central Atlantic
Purpura persica
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Persian purpura Indo-Pacific 10
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