WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCassis cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)

208963  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208963)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The largest of all helmet shells, ;up to 35...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The largest of all helmet shells, ;up to 35 cm. A very solid, heavy, rotund shell with large, horn-like knobs and a wide, flat base. Dorsally pale orange, base vivid orange, faintly marked with white and brown. Habitat: sand and coral rubble, often around reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G. (2017). Cassis cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208963 on 2017-12-14

Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2002-07-21 12:48:32Z
changed
2011-12-12 16:39:41Z
checked
2017-01-13 17:34:31Z
changed

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basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCassis (Cassis) cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)) Verbinnen G., Segers L., Swinnen F., Kreipl K. & Monsecour D. (2016). Cassidae. An amazing family of seashells. Harxheim: ConchBooks. 251 pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCassis caputequinum Röding, 1798) Verbinnen G., Segers L., Swinnen F., Kreipl K. & Monsecour D. (2016). Cassidae. An amazing family of seashells. Harxheim: ConchBooks. 251 pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCassis hamata Röding, 1798) Verbinnen G., Segers L., Swinnen F., Kreipl K. & Monsecour D. (2016). Cassidae. An amazing family of seashells. Harxheim: ConchBooks. 251 pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCassis labiata Dillwyn, 1817) Verbinnen G., Segers L., Swinnen F., Kreipl K. & Monsecour D. (2016). Cassidae. An amazing family of seashells. Harxheim: ConchBooks. 251 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The largest of all helmet shells, ;up to 35 cm. A very solid, heavy, rotund shell with large, horn-like knobs and a wide, flat base. Dorsally pale orange, base vivid orange, faintly marked with white and brown. Habitat: sand and coral rubble, often around reefs. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhorned helmet shell  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorトウカムリ  [details]