WoRMS taxon details

Vasum rhinoceros (Gmelin, 1791)

211102  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211102)

accepted
Species
Voluta rhinoceros Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
marine
Description Up to 9 cm, similar to V. turbinellus, in shape, but more rosy pink with light brown patches. Columella wide, orange pink,...  
Description Up to 9 cm, similar to V. turbinellus, in shape, but more rosy pink with light brown patches. Columella wide, orange pink, with only three folds. Habitat: shallow, rocky, sandy substrata. Distribution: W Indian Ocean. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Vasum rhinoceros (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211102 on 2018-04-26
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2011-12-14 13:27:18Z
changed

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basis of record Spry, J.F. (1961). The sea shells of Dar es Salaam: Gastropods. Tanganyika Notes and Records 56 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Up to 9 cm, similar to V. turbinellus, in shape, but more rosy pink with light brown patches. Columella wide, orange pink, with only three folds. Habitat: shallow, rocky, sandy substrata. Distribution: W Indian Ocean. (Richmond, 1997). [details]