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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVasum rhinoceros (Gmelin, 1791) 
AphiaID: 211102

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenogastropoda (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeogastropoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuricoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVasinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVasum (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVasum Röding, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVoluta rhinoceros Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
Source  basis of record Spry, J.F. (1961). The sea shells of Dar es Salaam: Gastropods. Tanganyika Notes and Records 56 [details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211102
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-12-14 13:27:18Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Vasum rhinoceros. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211102 on 2014-09-17
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