WoRMS taxon details

Cassis cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description The largest of all helmet shells, ;up to 35 cm. A very solid, heavy, rotund shell with large, horn-like knobs and a wide,...  
Description 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]
MolluscaBase (2018). Cassis cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208963 on 2018-12-13
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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 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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 horned helmet shellhorned helmetgiant helmet  [details]
German Große SturmhaubeGehörnte Helmschnecke  [details]
Japanese トウカムリ  [details]