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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius echinatus (A. Adams, 1852) 
AphiaID: 215743

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 editorNassariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassariinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius Duméril, 1805
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNassa (Hebra) echinata A. Adams, 1852
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNassa echinata A. Adams, 1852
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNassa quadrasi var. alba Hidalgo, 1904
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNassarius (Niotha) echinatus (A. Adams, 1852)
Sources  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]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Links 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 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:215743
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
2011-02-21 13:37:18Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2012-01-11 17:52:07Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Nassarius echinatus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=215743 on 2014-04-19
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