WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRapana rapiformis (Born, 1778)

140415  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140415)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A distinctive shell, up to 7 cm, with low...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A distinctive shell, up to 7 cm, with low spire, large body whorl and wide aperture. Spire whorls with deep sutures and moderate-sized tubercles (2-3 rows of tubercles on body whorl, most prominent on shoulder). Colour mottled orange, brown and cream; aperture white. Habitat: deep water on sand. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to G Oman. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Bouchet, P.; Houart, R.; Gofas, S. (2011). Rapana rapiformis. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140415 on 2017-12-18

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-10-07 07:27:36Z
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2005-10-10 08:30:28Z
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2005-10-10 12:08:24Z
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2009-05-23 14:51:50Z
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2010-02-17 10:28:05Z
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2011-07-15 07:41:24Z
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basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Zenetos, A., M.E. Çinar, M.A. Pancucci-Papadopoulou, J.G. Harmelin, G. Furnari, F. Andaloro, N. Bellou, N. Streftaris & H. Zibrowius. (2005). Annotated list of marine alien species in the Mediterranean with records of the worst invasive species. Mediterranean Marine Science 6(2):63-118. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. Mediterranean Marine Science. 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Claremont M., Vermeij G.J., Williams S.T. & Reid D.G. (2013) Global phylogeny and new classification of the Rapaninae (Gastropoda: Muricidae), dominant molluscan predators on tropical rocky seashores. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66: 91–102. [Published online 28 September 2012; Code-compliant paper version published January 2013] [details]   

identification resource Houart R., Kilburn R.N. & Marais A.P. (2010) Muricidae. Pp. 176-270, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa. Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRapana bulbosa (Dillwyn, 1817)) Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRapa bulbosa (Dillwyn, 1817)) Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Leung KF. & Morton B. (2000). The 1998 resurvey of the subtidal molluscan community of the southeastern waters of Hong Kong, six years after dredging began and three since it ended.In: Proceedings of the Tenth International Marine Biological Workshop: Morton B, editor. The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China V. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. pp 553-617. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Greek part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Greek part of the Aegean Sea (Marine Region) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A distinctive shell, up to 7 cm, with low spire, large body whorl and wide aperture. Spire whorls with deep sutures and moderate-sized tubercles (2-3 rows of tubercles on body whorl, most prominent on shoulder). Colour mottled orange, brown and cream; aperture white. Habitat: deep water on sand. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to G Oman. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorシロニシ  [details]