WoRMS taxon details

Nassarius echinatus (A. Adams, 1852)

215743  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215743)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Up to 3 cm, similar to N. albescens gemmuliferus, but with more widely spaced, spiny nodules arranged in spiral rows. ...  
Description Up to 3 cm, similar to N. albescens gemmuliferus, but with more widely spaced, spiny nodules arranged in spiral rows. Colour variable, white or cream often with orange-brown spots. Habitat: rocky or sandy eulittoral and deeper. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Nassarius echinatus (A. Adams, 1852). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215743 on 2018-11-18
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2011-02-21 13:37:18Z
changed
2012-01-11 17:52:07Z
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basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cernohorsky W. O. (1984). Systematics of the family Nassariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda). <i>Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum</i> 14: 1-356. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Up to 3 cm, similar to N. albescens gemmuliferus, but with more widely spaced, spiny nodules arranged in spiral rows. Colour variable, white or cream often with orange-brown spots. Habitat: rocky or sandy eulittoral and deeper. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. (Richmond, 1997). [details]