WoRMS name details

Strombus gibberulus Linnaeus, 1758

215374  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215374)

 unaccepted (original combination)
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description Habitat: muddy shores (Ruwa, 1984 <109>).
Moderately solid shell, up to 7 cm, with pear-shaped body whorl. Exterior white with...  
Description Habitat: muddy shores (Ruwa, 1984 <109>).
Moderately solid shell, up to 7 cm, with pear-shaped body whorl. Exterior white with spiral bands of brown blotches, interior white or tinted with violet, brown or yellow. Habitat: abundant on clean sand and in sandy patches on reef flats and deeper. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Regional names: Kis. Nyuwali, Choale, Chuwale mchanga, Chuwali kitchi; Port. Estrombo vulgar; MCr. Ti poul. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Strombus gibberulus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215374 on 2018-06-21
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2001-12-09 13:54:23Z
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2011-03-11 21:13:21Z
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2012-07-11 23:27:04Z
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2014-04-20 07:27:12Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Walls, J.G. (1980). Conchs, tibias and harps. A survey of the molluscan families Strombidae and Harpidae. T.F.H. Publications Ltd, Hong Kong. [details]   

additional source Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector’s Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 44 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Habitat: muddy shores (Ruwa, 1984 <109>).
Moderately solid shell, up to 7 cm, with pear-shaped body whorl. Exterior white with spiral bands of brown blotches, interior white or tinted with violet, brown or yellow. Habitat: abundant on clean sand and in sandy patches on reef flats and deeper. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Regional names: Kis. Nyuwali, Choale, Chuwale mchanga, Chuwali kitchi; Port. Estrombo vulgar; MCr. Ti poul. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English humpbacked conch  [details]