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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatirus polygonus (Gmelin, 1791) 
AphiaID: 211131

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 editorBuccinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFasciolariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeristerniinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatirus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatirus polygonus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatirus Montfort, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex polygonus Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
Sources  basis of record Drivas, J.; Jay, M. (1987). Coquillages de La Réunion et de l'Île Maurice. Collection Les Beautés de la Nature. Delachaux et Niestlé: Neuchâtel. ISBN 2-603-00654-1. 159 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Subspecies Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLatirus polygonus barclayi (Reeve, 1847) accepted as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLatirus barclayi (Reeve, 1847)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (39 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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription High spired shell, up to 7 cm, with angular nodules on spiral ridges; lip with fine teeth and ridges. Colour cream to pale with darker markings, or dark brown. Interior white. Habitat: eulittoral and deeper rocky areas. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublication date Described in 1790 according to Dautzenberg, 1929. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211131
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2002-01-03 17:34:20Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2013-04-05 08:45:05Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Latirus polygonus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211131 on 2014-12-25
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