WoRMS taxon details

Nerita albicilla Linnaeus, 1758

216254  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216254)

accepted
Species
Nerita (Theliostyla) albicilla Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Nerita asinina Humphrey, 1797 (unavailable name: published in a work placed on the Official Index)
Nerita fasciata Krauss, 1848 (unavailable: a junior homonym of Nerita fasciata O.F. Müller, 1774)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Habitat: rocky cliffs, sometimes mangrove trees (Ruwa, 1984).
Up to 4 cm, shell surface smooth or with slight transverse...  
Description Habitat: rocky cliffs, sometimes mangrove trees (Ruwa, 1984).
Up to 4 cm, shell surface smooth or with slight transverse ridges; small pustules and four weak teeth on the columella. Colour variegated black and white, occasionally with three conspicuous bands. White interior, pinkish-grey granular operculum. Habitat: on rocks in the littoral fringe. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997); tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Nerita albicilla Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216254 on 2019-09-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-09-14 06:49:43Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2011-12-12 16:39:41Z
checked
2012-07-11 02:08:44Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Blackmore, G. (1998). The importance of feeding ecology in investigating accumulated heavy metal body burdens in Thais clavigera (Kuster) (mollusca: neogastropoda: muricidae) in Hong Kong. <em>PhD thesis. The University of Hong Kong.</em>  [details]   

additional source 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 Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.
page(s): 48 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Habitat: rocky cliffs, sometimes mangrove trees (Ruwa, 1984).
Up to 4 cm, shell surface smooth or with slight transverse ridges; small pustules and four weak teeth on the columella. Colour variegated black and white, occasionally with three conspicuous bands. White interior, pinkish-grey granular operculum. Habitat: on rocks in the littoral fringe. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997); tropical Indo-Pacific, also in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English blotched nerite  [details]
Japanese アマオブネガイ  [details]