WoRMS taxon details

Coralliophila violacea (Kiener, 1836)

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208125  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208125)

accepted
Species
Coralliophila (Coralliophila) violacea (Kiener, 1836)· accepted, alternate representation
Coralliophila neritoidea (Gmelin, 1791) (Invalid: basionym is a junior homonym of Murex neritoideus Linnaeus, 1767)
Fusus neritoideus (Gmelin, 1791) (Name generally attributed to Lamarck, 1816, but in fact a new combination of Murex neritoideus of Gmelin)
Murex neritoideus Chemnitz, 1788 (Unavailable name: published in non-binominal work)
Murex neritoideus Gmelin, 1791 (non Linnaeus, 1767)
Purpura violacea Kiener, 1836 (original combination)
marine
Not documented
Description Small, bulbous shell, up to 4 cm, generally covered with a calcareous deposit. Body whorl with numerous fine, spiral...  
Description Small, bulbous shell, up to 4 cm, generally covered with a calcareous deposit. Body whorl with numerous fine, spiral lines. Operculum present. Exterior dirty white, aperture usually violet. Habitat: colonial on coral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. N.B. at least six similar species of varying shell length. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Coralliophila violacea (Kiener, 1836). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208125 on 2018-12-15
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2002-02-03 19:18:24Z
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2010-12-04 07:34:51Z
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original description  (ofMurex neritoideus Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3 559 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Tsang, E.P.K., Milicich, M., Winstanley, T. & Ng, W.C. (2004) Study on the suitability of Tai Long Wan Area as Marine Park or Marine Reserve. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   

basis of record Oliverio, M. (2008). Coralliophilinae (Neogastropoda: Muricidae) from the southwest Pacific. <em>in: Héros, V. et al. (Ed.) Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 25. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (1993).</em> 196: 481-585. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 486 [details]   

additional source Kilburn, R.N. (1977) Taxonomic studies on the marine Mollusca of southern Africa and Mozambique. Part 1. Annals of the Natal Museum, 23, 173–214. [details]   

status source Kilburn, R.N. (1977) Taxonomic studies on the marine Mollusca of southern Africa and Mozambique. Part 1. Annals of the Natal Museum, 23, 173–214. [details]   

identification resource Severns, M. (2011). Shells of the Hawaiian Islands - The Sea Shells. <i>Conchbooks, Hackenheim</i>. 564 pp. [details]   

identification resource Kilburn R.N., Marais J.P. & Marais A.P. (2010) Coralliophilinae. Pp. 272-292, in: Marais A.P. & Seccombe A.D. (eds), <i>Identification guide to the seashells of South Africa.</i> Volume 1. Groenkloof: Centre for Molluscan Studies. 376 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Small, bulbous shell, up to 4 cm, generally covered with a calcareous deposit. Body whorl with numerous fine, spiral lines. Operculum present. Exterior dirty white, aperture usually violet. Habitat: colonial on coral. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. N.B. at least six similar species of varying shell length. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English violet coralsnailviolet coral shellpurple coral snail  [details]
German Violetter Korallengast  [details]
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