WoRMS taxon details

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

211131  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211131)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex polygonus Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription High spired shell, up to 7 cm, with angular...  
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]
Bouchet, P. (2013). Latirus polygonus (Gmelin, 1791). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211131 on 2017-12-15

Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2002-01-03 17:34:20Z
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2013-04-05 08:45:05Z
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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]   

additional source Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMurex polygonus Gmelin, 1791) Dautzenberg, Ph. (1929). Contribution à l'étude de la faune de Madagascar: Mollusca marina testacea. Faune des colonies françaises, III(fasc. 4). Société d'Editions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales: Paris. 321-636, plates IV-VII pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (HKRMS) City University of Hong Kong. (2013). Provision of Services for Species Identification and Data Analysis ofEpibenthic Organisms from Hong Kong Water. Final report. Environmental Protection Department. Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorリュウキュウツノマタガイ  [details]